complete verse (John 6:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 6:7:

  • Uma: “Filipus said: ‘Even if we had two hundred silver coins to buy food and we just gave each person a little bit, it would not be enough.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Pilip answered him, he said, ‘The wages of a person working for eight months wouldn’t be enough to buy food to feed these people, in order that each one would eat just a little.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Philip answered, ‘Even if we spend a whole lot of money, even two hundred denarii, and we give them each one just a small pinch of food, that would still not go around.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Felipe said then, ‘Even-if how many thousands are what we use-to-buy bread, it won’t suffice for them all to get-some, even though they eat only-a-little-each.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Felipe answered, saying, ‘Expl., even if each of them was only given a small amount, bread which could be bought for the wages of eight months’ work really wouldn’t be-enough-for-everyone with a crowd of people like that.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Philip said, ‘If bread was bought worth two hundred day’s wages, it wouldn’t be enough to feed each a little bit.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)