complete verse (Genesis 21:13)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 21:13:

  • Kankanaey: “But since/because Ismael is your (sing.) child just the same, I will also cause-to-become-many the offspring-he-produces so that they will fill an entire nation.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “But because the child of that maid servant is also your child, I will also make a great nation from him.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “And concerning Ishmael, I will- also -give him many descendants and they too will-become a nation, because he is also your child.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But I will also cause the son of your maidservant to be the ancestor of the people of a great nation, because he is also your son.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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