complete verse (John 8:34)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:34:

  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘These my words are very true: all people who do sin are slaves of sin.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa answered them, he said, ‘I tell you the truth, whoever does sin, is enslaved by his desire to sin.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus ansered, ‘Very true I say to you that anyone who does bad, he is a slave of bad things.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus answered-them and said, ‘This that I tell you is true. Whoever is consistently-sinful, he is a slave of sin.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The reply of Jesus to them said, ‘This which I am saying to you is true, that whoever continues to sin is a slave of sin.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus said to the people, ‘Truly I tell you that all who commit sin are already grabbed by sin.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)