complete verse (Genesis 22:10)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 22:10:

  • Kankanaey: “After that he raised his bolo so that he would kill (unfulfilled expectation) his child.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He took out his knife to slaughter his son.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Afterwards he got the long-knife. And when he would-have killed Isaac,” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Abraham took the knife and reached out to kill his son.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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