complete verse (John 8:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:20:

  • Uma: “Yesus said all that while he was teaching in the House of God, close to the chest for putting-in worship money. He still was not caught, because his time had not yet arrived.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa said this while he was teaching in the temple, there in the room where the boxes for dropping the offerings are placed. But nobody arrested him because his destined time had not yet come.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “This Jesus spoke during his teaching there in the church, the House of God, in the room which is called the Place where Offerings are Placed. No one arrested him there because God had not yet permitted it.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “All these-things are what Jesus taught near the place-where-money -was-inserted in the Temple. But no one went to arrest him, because it was not yet the time for-him-to-fulfill God’s plan.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “These things Jesus said when he was teaching in one part of the Templo, near to the containers of what was like being given by people to God. But he wasn’t arrested at all by anyone, because the determined time hadn’t yet arrived.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These are the words Jesus spoke at the church when he was teaching the people. And he was standing there where the offering box was. But no one grabbed him to jail him because his time hadn’t come.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)