complete verse (John 8:26)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:26:

  • Uma: “There is still much that I could say finding-fault with you. But He who sent me, he is very worthy to be believed, and what I hear from him, that is what I announce to you who are in the world.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I could still say lots about your customs,’ said Isa. ‘And I could still judge you for many of your sins. But I am saying only here in this world what the one who sent me told me. And all that he says is true,’ said Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I have yet much to say,’ said Jesus, ‘to you about your actions so that you might understand that what you do is bad. However I will just cause people to understand yet for a while what I heard from the one who sent me, and trustworthy is what he says.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Concerning you, there is much that I could say to accuse you. But the only-thing I make-known to the many-people, it is what I hear that comes-from the one who sent me, because what he says is entirely true.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘There is really much I could say and judge against you. But what is said by the one who sent me is true, and what I hear which he says, that is what I am telling here in this world.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “There are many other words I could tell you and I could make judgments about you. But what I tell the people here on earth is the word I have heard him speak who sent me. And it is true what he says.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)