complete verse (John 8:43)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:43:

  • Uma: “Of course you do not know the meaning of my words, because you cannot stand to hear my teaching.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Why do you not understand what I am saying? The reason that you don’t understand is because you cannot endure to listen to what I am saying.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore you cannot understand what I said because you do not want to do what I teach.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Why don’t you understand what I say? Is it that you have turned-a-deaf-ear-to (lit. deafed) what I mean to say, is that it?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Why can’t you understand what I am saying? Probably it’s because you don’t want to accept this which I am teaching.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Why can’t you understand what I say? You do not understand because you do not want to listen to what I teach you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)