complete verse (Luke 1:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:19:

  • Uma: “That angel answered: ‘I am Gabriel, the servant of God from heaven. God sent me here to announce that news to you(s).” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The angel answered, he said, ‘I am Jibra’il. I always stand in the presence of God. I have been told by God to come here to speak to you and inform you of this good news.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then that angel of God answered. He said, ‘I am Gabriel, the servant of God who is always in his presence. He sent me here to you so that I might cause you to understand this news about the very good thing which is going to take place.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The angel then said, ‘I am Gabriel who serves God, and he is the one who sent me to go tell you (singular) this good news.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The angel replied, ‘As for me, I am Gabriel who is a servant in the presence of God. He sent me here to make known to you this good news which I have told to you.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)