complete verse (John 5:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 5:17:

  • Uma: “Yesus said to them: ‘My father works until this day, and I also must work.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then Isa answered them, he said, ‘My Father God always works until now/today, likewise I, I also work.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However Jesus had an answer for them, he said, ‘God my Father, he does not stop working. And as for me, I continue to work also.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus said to them, ‘My Father, he absolutely doesn’t stop his work, therefore I also, I am continuing to work.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well since it was like that, Jesus said to them, ‘As for my Father, he continues his work of showing-mercy/grace. Well, like that indeed is what I do.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus said, ‘My Father is working yet, also I am working.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)