complete verse (Luke 1:55)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:55:

  • Uma: “He shows his love to us (inc) descendants of Israel, his slave long ago. He helps us (inc) like he promised to our (inc) ancestors long ago. He does not forget his promise to Abraham and his descendants forever.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For he promised to our (incl.) forefathers, to Ibrahim and his descendants that he would be merciful to us (incl.) forever.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “That which he promised long ago to our ancestors Abraham and his descendents, he has not forgotten. He has helped us, his servants the descendents of Israel. And we the chosen people the descendents of Abraham, he will have pity on us forever,’ said Mary.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Yes, he has remembered to show-mercy/favor to Abraham, so also to us and to all his descendants forever.’ So said Maria in praising God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For he promised to Abraham that he would show grace/favor to him and his descendants for ever.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)