complete verse (Genesis 20:6)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 20:6:

  • Newari: “God said to him in a dream — ‘I know that you have not done evil in your heart like this. For that reason I have preserved you from sinning against me. For that reason I did not allow you to touch her.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “God said, ‘Yes, I know that you did- not -have a bad intention, therefore I did- not -allow you to-touch her so-that you would- not -sin against me.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “God said to him in another dream, ‘Yes, I know that your motives were pure. That is why I truly prevented you from sinning against me. I did not allow you to have sex with her.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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