complete verse (John 18:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 18:5:

  • Uma: “They said: ‘Yesus the Nazaret person.’ Yesus said: ‘It is I here.’ Yudas who sold him stood there with those soldiers and guards.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They said, ‘We are looking for Isa, the man from Nasaret.’ ‘I am he hep,’ said Isa. Judas, the one who betrayed Isa, was there also standing with the people.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they answered, ‘Jesus of Nazareth.’ And Jesus said, ‘I am the one you are looking for.’ Judas was also there, the one who betrayed Jesus.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Jesus from-Nazaret,’ they answered. ‘Well I’m indeed the one,’ said Jesus. When he said that, they abruptly-stepped-backward and fell-over, along-with Judas who had betrayed him who was standing-with them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘We(excl.) are looking for Jesus the taga Nazaret,’ said their reply. Jesus said next, ‘That’s who I am.’ That Judas who traded him, he was also standing there.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The people said, ‘We are looking for Jesus, the native of Nazareth.’ Then Jesus said, ‘I am he you are looking for.’ That Judas who betrayed him was with these people.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)