complete verse (John 6:45)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:45:

  • Uma: “In the letters of the prophets long ago it is written like this: ‘God teaches all his followers.’ So, all people who hear and receive the teaching of my Father, they definitely come to me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is a writing in the holy-book of the prophets like this, ‘They are all taught by God.’ ‘ Isa said also, ‘All who listen to the teaching of my Father God, they are the ones who will follow me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is a prophesy written long ago by a prophet of God which says, ‘God will teach all mankind.’ Therefore,’ said Jesus, ‘everyone who obeys what God my Father teaches him, he will follow me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because there is that which a prophet wrote that says, ‘All people, God will teach them.’ And whoever listens-carefully to what my Father said in order that they will learn-from him, they (appreciation particle) are the ones who will come to me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because it is written in the writings of the prophets, saying, ‘All of them, they will be taught by God.’ That one who listens to the Father and stores in his head what was taught to him, he no longer holds back from submitting to me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The word written in the book by the prophet of God says, ‘God will cause the people to understand.’ Therefore now all who hear what the Father says and fix their hearts on what he teaches, follow me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)