complete verse (John 9:34)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 9:34:

  • Uma: “They retorted: ‘You(s) who have been full of sin from birth, how-dare-you teach!’ From there, they expelled him from the house of prayer.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They put him in his place/contradicted him, they said, ‘Why? Are you yet teaching us (excl.)? And you, from before your birth you have sin.’ So-then those leaders expelled him from the prayer-house.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Then the Jews answered him, ‘Are you teaching us, you who have been a terrible transgressor from the time you were born?’ And then they told him that they would no longer permit him to go inside of their Jewish churches.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then they in-turn said in reply, ‘You (singular) have been a thorough sinner starting-from when-you-(singular)-were-conceived (lit. molded) and you (singular) still say/think that you (singular) will teach us (excl.)?’ After-that they condemned-him to not be counted among his fellow Jews.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those Pariseo spoke again, saying, ‘You were born a real sinner. Now you are even going to be the one to teach us (excl.)!’ When they had said that, they drove him out.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Then he was told, ‘You have lived in complete sin since you were born and here you are trying to teach us?’ Then they tossed him out of there.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)