complete verse (Genesis 19:4)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 19:4:

  • Kankanaey: “They had not yet gone-to-sleep when (lit. and) all the men of the town arrived, including old-men and young-men. They surrounded the house” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Before they went to bed [lit.: went to go to sleep] all the people of Sodom, young and old, all the men came and surrounded Lot’s house.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When they were-about-to-sleep, all the young and old men from every part of the city of Sodom arrived, and they surrounded the house of Lot.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “After they finished eating, before they went to bed, the men of Sodom city, all of them, from the young ones to the old ones, surrounded the house.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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