complete verse (Luke 9:46)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 9:46:

  • Nyongar: “The disciples began arguing among themselves, ‘Which one of us is the greater?'” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “Yesus’ disciples argued, which of them was more important.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “One day the disciples of Isa were arguing as to who of them was the greatest.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There was a day, then, when his disciples were arguing about who was the highest in rank of them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The disciples of Jesus, they had an argument about which was the highest among them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Before long the disciples were arguing as to which of them was the greatest/most-important.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)