complete verse (John 6:42)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:42:

  • Uma: “They talked among themselves, they said: ‘Ah, He is Yesus, the son of Yusuf. We know his mother and his father. Why in the world is he saying he is from heaven?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They said, ‘Is this person not Isa, the son of Yusup? We (incl.) know hep his mother and father. Why does he say he is from heaven?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they said, ‘This is only Jesus. He is the son of Joseph. Why is he saying that he comes from heaven since it is not hidden from us who his father and mother are?'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Is not this one don’t-you-suppose Jesus the child of Jose?’ they said. ‘We definitely know his father and mother. Why does he say that he came-down from heaven?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “They said, ‘Isn’t it so that as for this one, it’s Jesus who is the son of Jose-and-wife? We know his father and mother. So why can he say that he descended coming from heaven?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “They said, ‘Isn’t this Jesus the son of Joseph? And we know his father and mother. How come he says that he came from heaven?'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)