complete verse (Hebrews 2:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 2:18:

  • Uma: “Yesus underwent suffering when he was tested, that’s why he can help people who are tested, for he too got/ underwent testing.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And now he can help the people who are tempted so that they are not carried to sin because he has experienced temptation and persecution/suffering.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And it’s possible for Him to help those who are tempted by Satan, because He has experienced difficulty because of His being tempted.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And because he experienced hardship and temptation, he knows how to help all people who experience temptation.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And because he was hardshipped and really tested/tempted by Satanas (to see) if he might-be-made-to-fall(fig., into sin), therefore he can really help us when we also are tested/tempted. 2:2 According to the perception of the Jews in the past, when God set in motion his laws, the angels were the ones he entrusted (with the task) (Deuteronomy 33:2). 2:6-8 Psalm 8:4-6. 2:8 Genesis 1:26-28. 2:12 Psalm 22:22. 2:13 Isaiah 8:17. 2:13 Isaiah 8:18.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He knows how to strengthen the hearts of the people when they are urged to sin. Because here on earth he went through the sufferings there and he himself was urged to sin.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)