complete verse (Acts 8:37)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 8:37:

  • Uma: “[[Filipus said: ‘If you (sing.) really believe in him, you (sing.) may/can be baptized by me.’ The Ethiopia person said: ‘I believe that Yesus Kristus is the Son of God.’]]” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Pilip said to him, ‘You can be baptized if you believe in Isa with your whole heart (lit. entirely your liver).’ He answered, he said, ‘Yes, I really believe that Isa Almasi is the Son of God.’)” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Philip answered, ‘It can be if your believing is real.’ And the official answered, ‘I believe, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘If you (sing.) definitely believe in Jesus, it is possible,’ said Felipe in reply. ‘I do believe,’ said the official. ‘I believe that Jesu Cristo is the Child of God.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Felipe replied, ‘Yes, it’s certainly okay, if you have now understood and your believing/obeying of this Good News really is genuine.’ ‘It really is genuine,’ said that taga Etiope. ‘I really believe that as for Jesu-Cristo, he truly is the Son of God.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)