complete verse (John 4:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 4:14:

  • Uma: “But whoever drinks water that I give to them, they will not be thirsty again forever. Because the water that I give them becomes the water of life that flows continually in their hearts–meaning, they receive good life forever.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But whoever is able to drink the water which I cause him to drink he will really not become thirsty again. For the water which I give him to drink becomes like a spring bubbling in his liver giving him water which gives him life forever.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because the water which I will give to him will become in him a head(source) of water which can give him life forever.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But the one by-contrast who drinks the water I will give, he will-never-get-thirsty. Because the water that I give, it will become like a spring in his body which never-dries-up which gives him life that is forever.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But the one who drinks the water I will give, he will become thirsty no more, for it will be like a spring within him which gives life which has no ending.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He who will drink the water I give never will be thirsty. Because that water which I give is like water which springs up in the insides of the one who drinks in order to give the new life forever.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)