complete verse (John 21:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 21:24:

  • Uma: “That disciple is the one who saw all that happened, and who says his testimony. He is the one who writes this letter. And we (incl.) know the truth of his words.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The disciple of Isa whom this was said of, he is the one telling about these happenings and he is also the one who has written all this. And we (excl.) know that what he says is true.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I am that disciple he was talking about. I am the one who testifies that all of this is true. I am the one who wrote all of this, and we (excl.) know that what I write is true.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “I am the very disciple that Jesus was talking-about there. I confirm/verify that what is written here is true, because I am the very one who wrote-it, and we (excl.) know that everything that is here is true.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, this same disciple who was following after Jesus and Pedro, he is testifying to all of this concerning Jesus. He also is the one who wrote these things. We(excl.) really know that this which he is testifying is true.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This one is the learner who testifies to the truth of this word and wrote here on this paper what he said. And we know that what he says is true.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)