complete verse (John 8:37)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:37:

  • Uma: “I know that you are the descendants of Abraham. But there are some of you who want to kill me, because you do not take-in-heart my words.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I know that you are the descendants of Ibrahim. But you want to kill me because you are not accepting my teaching.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I know that you are the descendants of Abraham, but in spite of that, you want to kill me because my teaching to you does not fit into your breath.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Now I know granted that you are Abraham’s descendants, but here you are wanting to kill-me, because you reject/dislike what I am telling you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I am well aware that you are indeed descendants of Abraham. But even though it’s like that, because you refuse-to-listen and don’t take seriously this teaching of mine, you are persevering to get me killed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I know that you are descendants of Abraham. But you want to kill me because you do not look favorably on what I say.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)