complete verse (John 8:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 8:7:

  • Uma: “Finally, because they kept on asking him, he straightened up and said to them: ‘Whoever of you has no sin, he should be the first to throw-at that woman!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When they asked him again, he looked up and he said to them, ‘Whoever of you has no sin, let him be the first one to throw stones on this woman.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And since they would not stop asking, he stood up and he said, ‘The one of you who has never done anything bad, he should be the first one to throw a stone at her.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When they kept-on-repeatedly asking him, Jesus straightened-up and said, ‘Whoever of you has no sin, let him go-first to stone her.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those who were questioning Jesus, they kept on asking. Well since it was like that, Jesus stood up and then spoke, saying, ‘Whoever of you has no sin, that one is acceptable/possible to be first to throw rocks at her.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But they didn’t rest from asking him what he thought. He stood up then and said, ‘Now among yourselves, if there is one person who has never committed a sin, let that one be the first to stone the woman.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)