complete verse (John 19:28)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:28:

  • Uma: “Yesus knew that all was finished. So, in order to fulfill what was written in the Holy Book, he said: ‘I am thirsty.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “After this Isa knew that all that he had been given to do was finished and complete. So-then he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ He said this so that the writing in the holy-book would be fulfilled.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Jesus knew that he had finished everything that was prophesied concerning him, and he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ And by means of this, that which was prophecied long ago in the written word of God was fulfilled.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “A little-later then, Jesus knew that everything was finished and he said, ‘I’m thirsty now,’ in order that what God caused-to-be-written would be fulfilled.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus knew now that all things had been fulfilled which he had been sent to do. And then, so that what is contained in the writings would be fulfilled, he said, ‘I am thirsty.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “After this word, Jesus now knew that all that had to happen was done. In order it should happen as written in the Holy Book, he said, ‘I am thirsty.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)