complete verse (John 8:49)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:49:

  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘I am not crazy. I honor my Father. But you, you do not honor me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘I am not possessed by a demon,’ said Isa, ‘I am honoring my Father but you are insulting me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Jesus also answered, ‘I am not crazy. If I spread the fame of my Father God, why are you insulting me?” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘I am not demon-possessed,’ answered Jesus, ‘because I honor/worship my Father. But you by-contrast, you downgrade/mock me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘I’m not being possessed by an evil spirit,’ said Jesus. ‘I am really honoring/respecting my Father, but you have no respect for me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus said, ‘I am not demon possessed. What I do is to respect my Father. But you do not respect me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)