complete verse (Luke 1:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:13:

  • Uma: “That angel said: ‘Zakharia, do not be afraid, because the Lord God heard your (s) request. Your (s) wife Elisabet will have a child, a male child. You(s) must name that child Yohanes.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But the angel said to him, ‘Don’t be afraid, Jakariya. God has heard your prayer. Your wife Elisabet will give birth to a boy by you and you shall call him Yahiya.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then that angel spoke to him and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because God has heard your prayer and he will make it so that you will impregnate your wife Elizabeth, and Elizabeth will give birth to a male, and you will call him John.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But the angel said to him, ‘Do not be afraid Zekarias, because God has heard what you (singular) requested. Therefore your (singular) wife Elizabet will become pregnant (lit. having) and she will-give-birth to a male and you (singular) will then name him Juan.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But the angel spoke. ‘Zacarias,’ he said, ‘don’t be afraid. God has indeed listened to what you(s) have been praying about all this time and now he is responding. Now, your wife Elisabet will have a baby. A male will be born. Juan is what you are to name him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)