complete verse (John 18:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 18:6:

  • Uma: “When Yesus said to them: ‘It is I here,’ they retreated and fell to the ground.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When Isa said, ‘I am he hep,’ they stepped back and fell.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when Jesus said, ‘I am the one,’ they backed and fell over.” (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: “When Jesus said that he was that one, those people backed off going right on to fall down on the ground.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When Jesus said, ‘I am he,’ the people went backwards, falling to the ground.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)