complete verse (John 7:40)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 7:40:

  • Uma: “Many people heard those words of Yesus and some of them said: ‘He is definitely the prophet who was promised by God long ago.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When the people heard these words of Isa, some said, ‘This person is really the prophet we (incl.) have been waiting for.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The many people who were there heard these words of Jesus and some said, ‘It is really true that this person is the one whom the prophets of God foretold and we are expecting.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Some who heard this that Jesus said, they said, ‘This one truly surprised-realization is the awaited prophet.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Some, when they heard that which Jesus said, they said, ‘This really is none other than that Prophet.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Hearing what Jesus said, some of the people said, ‘Truly this man is God’s spokesman which was to come to the earth.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)