complete verse (John 19:37)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:37:

  • Uma: “There is also the word of the Holy Book that says: ‘They will look-up at the one who was speared long ago.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And there is also one verse written in the holy-book it says, ‘They look/looked at the person whom they had pierced.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is also a written prophecy which says, ‘They will gaze at the person whom they speared.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and another also that he caused-to-be-written that says, ‘In-the-future they will see him whom they stabbed.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And it says too there in another section of the writing, ‘They will look at him whom they pierced.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Another part written in the Holy Book says, ‘He will be seen that his body was pierced.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)