complete verse (John 6:38)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:38:

  • Uma: “Because I came from heaven not to do my own will. I came to do the will of God who sent me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “because I came here not to do my own will but to do the will of God, the one who sent me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason I tell you this is because I came here from heaven so that I might obey the will of my Father who sent me. I am not fulfilling just my own desire.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because I didn’t come-down from heaven in order to do what I want but rather to do what the one who sent me wants.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because I descended coming from heaven, not for the purpose of doing my own will, but on the contrary that will of the one who sent me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because I haven’t been sent from heaven to do what is just my own will, rather I came to do the will of him who sent me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)