complete verse (Luke 1:60)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 1:60:

  • Uma: “But Elisabet said, saying to them: ‘Not like that! His name is definitely Yohanes.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But his mother said, ‘Don’t. He shall be called Yahiya.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But Elizabeth, she did not want that, and she said, ‘It cannot be because John is the name that he is to be given.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “but his mother spoke up, ‘Not that! His name is Juan!'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But Elisabet said, ‘No. Juan is what he will be named.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)