complete verse (John 6:68)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:68:

  • Uma: “Simon Petrus said: ‘To whom would we (excl.) go, Lord? You alone are the one who speaks the word that gives good life forever.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Simon Petros answered, he said, ‘Sir, who is our (excl.) leader if not you? Only you can say words that cause life forever.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Simon answered, the one titled Peter, ‘There is no one else that we can follow because you alone teach the way how to get eternal life.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon Simon Pedro said, ‘Lord, who else perhaps would we (excl.) follow? You (singular) are definitely the one who speaks words that give life that is forever.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Simon Pedro answered, ‘Lord/Chief,’ he said, ‘well where would we (excl.) go since your teaching indeed is what can give life which is without ending?” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Peter said, ‘Lord, there isn’t anyone else who we can follow. That word you speak is the word of the new life forever.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)