complete verse (John 20:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 20:15:

  • Uma: “Yesus asked Maria: ‘Why are you(s) crying, mother/woman? For whom are you looking?’ Maria had thought that it was the owner of the garden that she saw. That is why she said to him: ‘If you(s), Sir/Father, are the one who took his body, point out to me where you(s) put him, so that I [may] take him.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa said to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?’ Mariyam thought-mistakenly that that person was the caretaker of the orchard. She said to him, ‘Sir, if you have taken the body of Isa, tell me as to where you have taken him so that I can go and fetch him back.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, what are you crying about? Who are you looking for?’ Mary supposed that he was the one who took care of the plants there. That’s why she said, ‘Sir, if you are the one who took his body, tell me where you put it because I will get it.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus said, ‘Younger-sibling, why are you (singular) crying? What/Who are you (singular) looking-for?’ But Maria, she thought to herself (lit. in her mind) that he was the one who cared-for what was planted there and she said to him, ‘Sir, if you (singular) are the one who took him, please tell where you put-him so that I will please go get-him.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus asked her, ‘What are you crying about? Who are you searching for?’ Maria thought-mistakenly that as for that one, he was the cultivator of that plantation. Therefore she said, ‘Uncle, excuse me, if supposing you are the one who took him, show me where you took him, and I will fetch him.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus asked here, ‘Woman, why are you crying? Who are you looking for?’ The woman thought he was the caretaker and she said, ‘Sir, if you have carried him off, tell me where you have left him so that I can go and take him away.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)