complete verse (John 20:27)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 20:27:

  • Uma: “After that, he said saying to Tomas: ‘Put your (s) finger here, and see the nail-places that are in my hand. Bring your (s) hand here, put it in the spearing-place in my side. Don’t be uncertain. Believe!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then he said to Tomas, ‘Look at my hands. Feel. Stretch your hand out and touch the scar in my side. Do not doubt any longer. Really believe now.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then he said to Thomas, ‘Stick your finger in here; your hand also, stick it here in my side. Look at my hands and no longer doubt, but rather believe.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then he said to Tomas, ‘Here are my hands, probe/feel-them. Stretch-out also your (singular) hand to insert it into my side. Don’t doubt but rather believe (singular).'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Then he said to Tomas, ‘Look at my hands, and poke your finger here in the wound where the nail went. Also put your hand here in my side. Don’t say it is lies any longer. Believe it now.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Thomas was then told, ‘Place your finger here and touch my hand. Put your hand here in my side where the spear went in. Do not doubt, believe.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)