complete verse (John 2:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 2:16:

  • Uma: “He said to the dove sellers: ‘Get out, take all that outside! Do not treat/consider my Father’s House a selling house!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And he said to the people trading pigeons, ‘Remove your merchandise from this temple. Don’t make this temple into a market, for this is the house of my Father, God.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And he said to those who sell doves, he said, ‘You get away from there. Don’t make into a market this house of my father God.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then he said to the ones-selling pigeons/doves, ‘Remove those (rebuke particle)! Don’t turn-my Father’s house -into a marketplace!'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And then he approached those sellers of pigeons. He said to them, ‘You get these wares of yours out of here also! Don’t make a store of this house of my Father!'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He told the dove sellers, ‘Take away what you have here. He is my Father’s house. Do not make it into a market place.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)