complete verse (John 8:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:17:

  • Uma: “‘In your own Book of Law it is written like this: ‘If there are at least two witnesses whose words are the same, their testimony may be believed.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “It is written in your law,’ said Isa, ‘if the witness of two people is the same, what they say is true.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is a writing in your law which says the testimony of two is reliable if it agrees.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It is written (concessive particle) in your law that what two witnesses say is to-be-believed if what they testify is the same.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “It is written in your handed-down laws which says there, if the testimonies of two people are the same, they must be acknowledged as true.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “In the law you follow it is written that when two witnesses say the same thing it is necessary to believe what they say.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)