apostle, apostles

The Greek term that is translated as “apostle(s)” in English is (back-) translated in the following ways:

complete verse (Acts 4:35)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 4:35:

  • Uma: “And the money from the sale they took and handed over to the apostles of Lord Yesus. That money they divided to whomever had need.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “to the commissioned ones. And the money was divided among them to help the need of each one.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “and he gave the proceeds to the apostles and the apostles gave to anyone who was in difficulty.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and they were-turning-over the price of it to the apostles so that they would then distribute it to the other believers according to the needs of each one.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “they would take it to the apostles. And then the apostles would distribute it to those believers who were in difficulty.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)