complete verse (Luke 1:48)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:48:

  • Uma: “He remembered me, me his pitiful slave. From now, all people will say that I am a woman blessed by God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “for he has paid attention to me, his humble servant. Because from now on all people of all generations will call me the most happy woman.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because I his servant, whose rank is very low, he still didn’t forget me. And beginning today all mankind will say that I am the woman whose blessing from God is very great.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “because he remembered me who am an unimportant (lit. low) servant of his. Therefore from now on, all people will say that I am fortunate” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because he is indeed thinking about me, his insignificant servant. And from now on, down through the generations, the way I will be regarded is, a woman caused to be exceedingly happy.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)