complete verse (John 20:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 20:12:

  • Uma: “She saw two angels, dressed in white, sitting on the putting-place of the body of Yesus yesterday, one at his head, one at his feet.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “She saw two angels in white clothes sitting there where Isa had been lying, one where his head was and one where his feet were.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then she saw two messengers of God whose clothes were very white. They were sitting there where the body of Jesus had been laid, one at the head and the other at the foot.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And wow (particle indicating new discourse development) there were two angels dressed in white. They were seated in the place-where-Jesus had formerly -been-placed, one at the head-end and the other at the leg-stretching-out-end.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “She saw two angels sitting there where Jesus had been laid. One was there at the head-place, one at the foot-place. Their clothing was white.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “She saw two angels there, and they were wearing white clothing. They sat where Jesus had lain. One sat where the head had been. The other sat where the feet had been.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)