complete verse (John 6:60)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:60:

  • Uma: “When they heard those words of Yesus many of his followers said: ‘Ah! That teaching is very hard. Who will be able to follow it!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Many of Isa’s disciples heard this teaching of his and they said, ‘Really this teaching of his goes too far. Nobody can endure to listen-to/obey that.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when his disciples heard this teaching of his, many of them said, ‘This teaching of his is hard to accept. Who in the world can obey this?'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When those who had been going-with him heard what he was saying, many of them said, ‘This that he teaches is overly difficult! Probably no one will believe that.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When those being taught by Jesus heard, many of them said, ‘These sayings are heavy ones. Who could consent to them?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When they heard the word Jesus taught, many of the people who were following Jesus said, ‘This word that he speaks is hard to understand. How ever can someone understand what he says?'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)