complete verse (John 7:30)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 7:30:

  • Uma: “At that time, there were some who wanted to arrest/catch him, but no-one laid their hands on him, because his time had not arrived.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then they wanted to arrest him but nobody even touched him because the time for his being killed had not yet come.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they tried to catch Jesus then, but no one dared to take hold of him because God did not yet permit it.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Upon Jesus’ saying that, the leaders tried to arrest him, but they had no capability, because it was not yet the time for-him-to-fulfill God’s plan.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When those people heard, they wanted to arrest Jesus, but they weren’t able to do it because the determined time hadn’t yet come.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The people wanted to grab him in order to jail him. But no one grabbed him because the time hadn’t come.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)