complete verse (John 18:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 18:8:

  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘I already said to you earlier that it is I here. So, if it really I whom you are looking for, just let my companions here go.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then Isa said, ‘I have told you already that I am he. If I am the one you are looking for, na, here I am. Do not include these my companions.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus said, ‘I have already said that I was the one. If I am the one you are looking for, don’t you arrest these my companions.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘I have definitely already said that it is I,’ Jesus said. ‘And if it is I whom you are looking-for, why don’t you just leave-these my disciples -alone.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘Isn’t it so that I said already to you that I am the one who is Jesus? If I am the one you are looking for, just let-alone/allow these companions of mine to leave.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Again Jesus said, ‘I already told you that I am he. If you are looking for me, then let those who are here go.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)