complete verse (John 7:28)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 7:28:

  • Uma: “So, while Yesus taught in the House of God, he called loudly, he said: ‘You say that you know who I am and where I am from. I came here, not following my own will. I am here following the will of God who sent me. He is the one who is worthy to be believed. But you do not know him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa was still teaching in the temple and he spoke with a loud voice, he said, ‘Is it that you really know me and you know where I am from? I did not come from my own will/wish. God told me to come here, and he does not lie. You do not know him,’ said Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now Jesus heard that and in his teaching there in the House of God, he made his voice loud and said, ‘You think wrongly that you know who I am and where I come from, but you don’t. Because I did not come here through my own desire but I was sent by God. He is the true God, however you do not know who he is.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, Jesus raised his voice in his teaching in the Temple and he said, ‘You think (concessive particle) that you know me, and you also think that you know where-I-came-from. But the truth of it is, it wasn’t I who was in-charge-of my coming here but rather there was emphatically one who sent me. And as for you, you don’t know him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well since it was like that, Jesus then voiced-loudly, teaching there in the Templo. He said, ‘What, do you recognize/know me? Do you know where I really came from? It’s true, I didn’t come here just of myself, but on the contrary there is someone who sent me. All he says is wholly truth but well, you don’t know him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus heard what the people at the church where he was teaching were saying. Loudly he said, ‘You say you know where I came from. But I didn’t come on my own. Rather I came because I was sent by him who truly is the God who lives. But you don’t know him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)