complete verse (1 Corinthians 12:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 12:14:

  • Uma: “If we think of our bodies, we have feet, we have hands, and many other parts. It’s not all one part. For instance the foot says: ‘I, I am not a hand, so I’m not part of the body.’ Even so, the feet are still part of the body.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “A person has only one body but many different things are in that body.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The body of a person is only one body, but is has many parts.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Let us consider again our bodies which have not one part but many.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really, as for our body, it has very many parts, not just one.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “You see that the body of a person is not just one part, rather there are many parts to it.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)