complete verse (Luke 1:52)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:52:

  • Uma: “He removes kings from their rank. He makes humble people [lit., people of low hearts] high.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “He removes the kings from their kingdoms and he makes great the ones with a humble liver.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There are high kings whose rank he lowered, and there are also those people whose rank is very small, and he has raised up their rank.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “He also makes-low the high-ones who rule and also makes-high the people who are low.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There are kings from whom he removed the kingship. And there are ordinary/unimportant people whom God has caused to be great/important.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)