complete verse (Genesis 17:24)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 17:24:

  • Kankanaey: “And as for Abraham, he immediately obeyed what God had commanded to him. Because on that day, he circumcised Ismael and all his male slaves that were born in his house and all also that he had bought. On that very same day, Abraham also had-himself-circumcised, so they all were-at-the-same-time to be circumcised. Ninety and nine were the years of Abraham upon his being circumcised. Ismael also his child, he yeared ten and three.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Abraham was 99 years old when the sign was put in his body,” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Abraham was- 99 years -of-age when he was-circumcised,” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Abraham was 99 years old when he was circumcised/someone circumcised him,” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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