complete verse (John 4:42)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 4:42:

  • Uma: “They said saying to that woman: ‘Now we (excl.) really believe, not just from your (s) words only. Because we (excl.) heard his words with our own ears, and we (excl.) know that He really is the King who Lifts men from the punishment of their sins.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They said to the woman, ‘Now we (excl.) believe in Isa not anymore because of what you told us (excl.), but because we (excl.) ourselves have been able to listen to his teaching, and we (excl.) know that he is truly the one saving mankind in this world.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they said to the woman, ‘We believed, not only because of what you said, but also rather because we heard his words. And we know that it is really true that he is the saviour of mankind.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And then they said to the woman, ‘Our (excl.) believing now, it is not only because of what you (singular) said but rather because we (excl.) heard what he has been saying, and we (excl.) know he truly is the one who saves/will-save people in this world.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “They were saying to that woman, ‘We(excl.) now believe today, not only because of that which you told, but on the contrary, from these things we have now heard from him, we have comprehended that he is the Savior of all people.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The woman was told, ‘Now we believe no only because of believing what you told us, but rather because we ourselves heard what he said. We know it is true that he is the Christ God appointed to rule and he is the savior here in the world.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)