complete verse (Luke 1:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:5:

  • Uma: “When King Herodes was ruling in Yudea-land, there was a priest named Zakharia. This Zakharia was from the family of priests descended from Abia. The name of his wife, Elisabet, she was also a descendant of priests.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The beginning was like this. Formerly, at the time when Herod was still king in the place of Yahudiya, there was a priest called Jakariya. He was one of the priests in the group of Priest Abiya ley (deceased-particle). His wife was Elisabet, also a descendant of priests.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And this which I am telling you, it started long ago at the time when Herod was still king over the province of Judea. And there was then a man named Zechariah. And as for this Zechariah, he was a priest, one of the descendent of a man long ago named Abiah. And the descendents of Abiah, they were priests of God. And as for Zechariah, his wife was a woman named Elizabeth, a descendent of the priest long ago called Aaron.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “During the ruling of King Herod in Judea, there was a priest named Zekarias who belonged to the party/group of priests who were descendants of Abias. His wife Elizabet, she was also descended from Aaron who was a priest long ago.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “At the time when Herodes was king in Judea, there was a priest of the group of Abias whose name was Zacarias. His wife was Elisabet. They were both descendants of Aaron.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)