complete verse (Revelation 1:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of Revelation 1:15:

  • Uma: “His feet sparkled/glistened, like brass that was just polished and that was glowing in a fire. His voice roared like the sound of big water.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “His feet shone/were-brilliant like brass that has been put in the fire and polished. His voice was like the sound of a cataract of a great water/river.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for His feet, they were like brass which had been heated and filed. And as for His voice, it seemed to be like the sound of the flowing of very many waters.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “His feet/lower-legs, they were dazzling like pure copper that has been refined (lit. cooked) with fire and polished, and his voice, it was like the roar of a high waterfall.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “His legs glowed like first-class bronze/copper which has been melted-and-moulded and polished. His voice was like the gushing of a great waterfall.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “His feet shone like metal which has come from an oven and has been shined very much. What was heard when he spoke was like the sound of fierce water.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)