complete verse (Luke 22:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 22:23:

  • Nyongar: “23 Then they began asking among themselves, ‘Which one of us could do this thing?'” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “When his disciples heard that, they asked one another which of them would do like that.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then they asked-each-other as to who of them was planning to betray him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then those disciples of his asked each other as to which one of them he was talking about who would turn him over.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then they asked-each-other which of them perhaps would do that.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When the disciples heard, they were-asking-one-another which of them would do like that.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

the last supper (image)

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Willy Wiedmann, the artist, commented on this picture: “In spite of some difficulty, and unlike Leonardo da Vinci [see here ] I did not set my last supper in a theatrical scene with Jesus in the center behind an elongated table with all the disciples, with two at each end so that that there are 11 seated behind the table. And not like the panel by Juan de Juanes (1623-79) [see here ] in which the six disciples left and right are very dynamic figures. And also not like Martin Schongauer’s Last Supper [see here ] with a slightly shorter table (also incidentally very similar to Juanes in the attitudes of the figures) and two figures seen from the back in the foreground of the panel. Instead I have given the Master the middle place to the foreground, with his back to us to finally leave the controversial Jesus-existential questions unanswered. Slightly symbolically it means that he is leaving his world. The iris color is meant to transfer the rainbow to Jesus, that God once linked to Noah (my kingdom is not of this world). I attempted to present answers that correspond to the characters of each individual.”

Image and text taken from the Wiedmann Bible. For more information about the images and ways to adopt them, see here .

For other images of Willy Wiedmann paintings in TIPs, see here.