complete verse (John 2:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 2:7:

  • Uma: “Yesus said saying to those workers: ‘Fill those water containers with water.’ They filled them full.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa said to the servants, ‘Fill those jars with water.’ They filled them until they almost overflowed.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Jesus said to the servants, ‘Fill these with water.’ And they filled those jars up to the lip,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus said to the drink-servers, ‘Fill all of those rice-wine-jars with water.’ And they did that.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus instructed those servants. He said, ‘Fill up these jars with water.’ Without anything further, they transferred water into them till they were-full-to-the-brim.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus said to the waiters, ‘Fill the big jars here with water.’ They filled them then.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)