complete verse (Luke 1:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:16:

  • Uma: “Many descendants of Israel he will lead back so that they believe in the God that was worshipped by their ancestors long ago.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And he will bring many people of Isra’il back to God their Leader. (Lord after this)” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And by means of his teaching,’ said that angel, ‘many of the descendents of Israel will return to believe in God whom their forefathers worshipped long ago.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “In-the-future indeed (prophetic formula) many are your (singular) fellow descendants of Israel whom he will cause-to-return to God who is their Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really many are the descendants of Israel whom he will cause to return to their God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)