complete verse (Genesis 24:9)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:9:

  • Kankanaey: “So then that-aforementioned slave laid-his-hand-on the thigh of Abraham his master (same word as for sir/lord) and he swore that he would do what he had instructed him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then the servant promised, ‘Whatever you have said, all [that I] will do.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Therefore the servant put his hand between the two thighs of Abraham his master, and he swore that he would-fulfill what-had-been-commanded to him.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So the servant put his hand between Abraham’s thighs and made a solemn promise about the matter.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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