complete verse (John 5:26)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 5:26:

  • Uma: “For like my Father has power to give life, so also he gave me power to give life.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My Father is the source of life and I am the source of life like my Father, because of the authority that he has given to me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “My Father is very powerful and he can give life, and I also, his child, since he has given me power, I also can give eternal life.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because my Father is the one who gives life. And likewise also with me, because he has given me the authority to give life.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for the Father, there is nowhere his life came from because he is the source of life. And he has determined that the life of his Son be like that too.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The Father alone has the power to give people the new life. Likewise he has given his Son the power to give people the new life.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)