complete verse (Genesis 25:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 25:7:

  • Kankanaey: “As for Abraham, he had already reached extreme old age (id. horned his knee), because he yeared one-hundred and seventy and five, then he died. And his spirit (ab-abiik = human spirit only) went and joined the spirits of his ancestors.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “All together Abraham lived for 175 years.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Abraham lived 175 years.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Abraham lived until he was 175 years old.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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