complete verse (Genesis 17:27)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 17:27:

  • 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: “And all the men living in his house, servants born in his house and servants bought and brought along, all had the sign put in [their] bodies along with them.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “At that very day that God commanded that all males should be-circumcised, Abraham and Ishmael were-circumcised including all the slaves of Abraham who were-born in his household and the slaves whom he had-bought from-the-other places.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “And all the males in his household, the ones who had been born there and those who had been bought from foreigners, were also circumcised.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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