complete verse (John 8:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:5:

  • Uma: “In the Law of Musa, there is a command that says: a woman who acts like that must be stoned until she is dead. So, you(s), what is your (s) judgment?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, in the law that Musa left with us (incl.), the judgment of women like this one is, they should be thrown on with stones until they die. Na, as for you, what do you say?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And according to Moses’ law to us long ago, she must be killed by throwing stones at her. And what is your judgment on this?'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Moses’ law says that a woman like this must be stoned until she dies. Now as for you (singular), what do you (singular) say?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, since it was commanded by Moises in the laws to stone with rocks till they die those who do like she here has done, well now, what do you say?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “In the law Moses wrote it says a woman like this is to be killed by stoning. How about you, what do you say about this matter?'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)