complete verse (John 19:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:19:

  • Uma: “Pilatus ordered his soldiers to fasten a board on Yesus’s cross. On that cross was written: YESUS THE NAZARET PERSON, KING OF THE YAHUDI PEOPLE.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There was (something) written by Pilatus which he commanded to be put onto the post of Isa. This was his writing: ‘Isa, man from Nasaret, King of the Yahudi.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There was that which Governor Pilate wrote that they stuck there at the top of the cross. The words which were written were, ‘Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “There was also that which Pilato wrote which they fastened to Jesus’ cross which said, ‘Jesus from-Nazaret, the King of the Jews.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Pilato wrote a brief communication (lit. a few syllables of talk). He caused it to be attached to the cross. What he had written said, ‘Jesus the taga Nazaret, the King of the Judio.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Pilate ordered that a sign be placed on the cross saying, ‘This is Jesus, the native of Galilee, the ruler of the Jews.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)