complete verse (John 5:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 5:23:

  • Uma: “He did that so that all people will honor me like their honoring of my Father. Whoever does not honor me, they also do not honor my Father who sent me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “in order that all people will honor me as they honor God. Whoever does not honor the Son of God also does not honor my Father God, the one who sent me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because he wishes that I should be honored by all mankind just like they honor him. And whoever does not respect me, his not respecting me is regarded to be just the same as his not respecting my father God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “in order that all people will worship/honor me like the way they worship/honor my Father. The one who doesn’t worship/honor me, neither does he worship/honor my Father who sent me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “so that the Son will be respected/honored by all people, like their respecting/honoring of his Father. For it’s true, whoever has no respect/honor for the Son, he is also not honoring the Father who sent the Son to come here.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because he wants his Son to be looked upon with respect just like the Father is looked upon with respect. He who does not look with respect on the Son of God does not truly look with respect on his Father who sent him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)