complete verse (John 8:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:13:

  • Uma: “The Parisi people said: ‘Your (s) words are not true, because you(s) just praise yourself.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The Pariseo said to Isa, ‘You are witnessing to yourself. If a person witnesses for himself, nobody believes him.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when the Pharisees heard this, they said, ‘Your witness about yourself is not reliable. The reason we don’t believe your word is because you testify about yourself.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon the Pharisees said to him, ‘That-there that you (singular) are saying is definitely not to-be-believed, because there you (singular) are attesting-to your (singular) own self.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The Pariseo who were there listening said to him, ‘That testimony of yours about yourself (lit. your body) is your own. It’s not acceptable/possible that that testimony of yours be acknowledged as true.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The Pharisees said to Jesus, ‘You testify yourself to what you say. It isn’t of any value what you say.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)