complete verse (John 5:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 5:14:

  • Uma: “Not long from there, Yesus met that person in the House of God, and he said to him: ‘You(s) have become well/healed, do not any longer do sin, so that you(s) will not be struck with anything worse.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “After this, Isa found the person who had been sick in the temple. Isa said to him, ‘Look, you are now well. Therefore leave now your sin, lest something worse comes to you.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And a little while later after that, Jesus saw him in the church which is called the House of God, and Jesus said to him, ‘It is good because you are now cured. You stop doing those bad things that you do so that you might not have to experience an even worse sickness.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “A little-later then, Jesus came-upon him in the Temple and said to him, ‘Look, here you (singular) have been made-well. Don’t sin again lest something happen to you (singular) and it be worse than at first.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Before long, Jesus saw that one he’d healed there in the Templo which was the place-of-worship. Having seen him, he said, ‘Well, now you are well. Now drop/give-up sin. For if you still prefer it, much greater than that-there is the hardship/suffering you’ll be subjected to.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Afterwards Jesus met the man he had healed at the church. He said, ‘Now you are healed. No longer commit sin in order that you will not suffer greater.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)