complete verse (Jude 1:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of Jude 1:20:

  • Uma: “But you, my relatives whom I love! God loves you. So, be very careful so that you remain in his love. Do not cease firing-up one another’s hearts so that your faith is strong–because this teaching that we believe is indeed holy. Keep praying with/by the leading of the Holy Spirit. And wait for the blessing that our Lord Yesus Kristus will give to us when he comes. What he will give to us is good life forever.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But you, my friends, encourage each other so that your trust in God will become strong and do remain steadfast with the teaching of God that you have believed-obeyed. When you pray to God follow the teaching of the Holy Spirit to you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for you, by contrast, my dear brothers, keep on help in each other so that your faith in the doctrine which God has caused us (incl.) to believe might be drawn tight. Pray strongly by means of the power which the Holy Spirit gives.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But as for you friends, continue strengthening the faith of your companions through your learning the thoroughly holy teaching that we believe/obey. Persevere moreover in praying, and see-to-it that the Holy Spirit is the one who guides you in your praying.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But as for you, my dear ones, cause your believing/obeying to become really firm, being firmly-grounded on the truth which God caused to be comprehended. And pray through the power and prompting of the Espiritu Santo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But you, my dear brethren, make your holy faith increase. When you pray to God, may the Holy Spirit bring to mind what you should say.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)