complete verse (John 7:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 7:24:

  • Uma: “Don’t look at what is visible only on the outside. Make-straight your examining so you will see what is right/true.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Do not judge me immediately when you have not investigated/clarified. But when/if you judge, follow straight/righteous judgment.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Don’t consider that the action of a person is bad if you have not really investigated. But rather, investigate his actions so that you might know what is right.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You ought not to accuse a person immediately based on your first viewpoint, but rather you ought to thoroughly consider first what the truth of it is so that there will be a proper basis for your accusation.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “It’s necessary that your judging is with straightness/righteousness, not judgment which takes-wrong-turnings/is-incorrect.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Don’t just glance at something and at once make a judgment. When you judge first truly know about what you speak.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)