complete verse (Genesis 12:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 12:2:

  • Kankanaey: “I-will-cause-to-become-many in-the-future your (sing.) descendants so-that they will become an honored and strong nation. I will also bless you (sing.) with all benefits, and your (sing.) name will be reported/newsed on this earth so-that you (sing.) also will be the source of the blessing of others.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “From you I will make a great nation. I will give blessing to you. I will make you a famous man. And from you I will cause blessing to be given to others.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “I will-make your descendants a famous/prominent nation. I will-bless you and your name will-become famous/prominent. Through you, many will-be-able-to-receive a blessing.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “I will cause your descendants to become a large nation. I will bless you and cause you to become famous/highly esteemed. What I do for you will be a blessing to others.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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