complete verse (Luke 1:30)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:30:

  • Uma: “The angel then said: ‘Do not be afraid, Maria, because you(s) are the one God is pleased with to receive his blessing.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then the angel said to her, ‘Don’t be afraid, Mariyam, for God is really pleased with you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And that angel said again, he said, ‘Don’t be afraid, Mary, because the favor of the Lord toward you is very great.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “That being so, the angel said, ‘Don’t be afraid, Maria, for God has shown-you (singular) -mercy/favor.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The angel said next, ‘Don’t be afraid, Maria, because you have been truly chosen by God to be shown grace/favor by him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)