complete verse (Luke 1:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:18:

  • Uma: “Zakharia said saying to the angel: ‘But, how do I know the truth of that which you(s) said? Because I am already old, and my wife is also old.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Jakariya said to the angel, ‘How shall I be sure of it? I am old and my wife is also old?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Zechariah answered. He said, ‘What is th sign so that I might know that truly will come to pass these things you have been talking about? Because I and my wife, we are now very old.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then Zekarias said to the angel, ‘Yes, but how will I know that these-things will be fulfilled? Because here I am already an old-man and my wife is an old-lady.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Zacarias spoke questioning the angel. He said, ‘What is the proof of that since we married-couple are now bent with old-age?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)