complete verse (John 19:39)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:39:

  • Uma: “With Yusuf, there was also Nikodemus, who visited Yesus at night one time. That Nikodemus carried fragrant things called mur and gaharu, about thirty kilos in weight.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Nikodemus went together with Yusup. He hep is the person who had gone to Isa in the night. Nikodemus brought two kinds of ointment called mira and alos mixed. It’s weight was about fifty kilos.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for Nicodemus, the one who visited Jesus on a certain night, he went along also. He brought fifty kilos of aloes perfume which was mixed with myrrh perfume.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Nicodemus the one who went to talk-with Jesus previously on a certain night went-along. Nicodemus, he took-along perfume made-from mixed-together gum/sap of myrrh (loan mirra) and aloes (loan aloe). Its weight, it was more than thirty kilos.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “He was accompanied by Nicodemo, taking a lot of perfume, more than thirty kilos. That was the person who had gone to Jesus having waited for night-time.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Also Nicodemus who has gone at night to speak with Jesus arrived bringing fifty kilos of mixed medicines of what is called myrrh and also what is called aloes.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)