complete verse (John 9:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 9:5:

  • Uma: “While I am still in the world, I am the light that enlightens the hearts of men.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “As long as I am here in the world, I am the one giving light to the thoughts/mind of mankind.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “While I am still on the earth I am the light which illuminates all mankind because I teach the true teaching.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But here-now I am still in this world, and I am like a light that illuminates people.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “What I am like is a lamp/light. And for the time that I am here in the world, I continue to shine-on/enlighten the mind/thinking of people.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “While I am here in the world, I am going to give understanding to men.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)