complete verse (Genesis 32:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 32:2:

  • Kankanaey: “When Jacob saw (them), he said, ‘These (surprised-realization) are the soldiers of God.’ And he named that place Mahanaim.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Seeing him Jacob said — ‘This is the place of God.’ So he named that place Mahanaim.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When Jacob saw them, he said, ‘These (are) the soldiers of God.’ So he named that place Mahanain.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When Jacob saw them, he said, ‘This is God’s army camp!’ So he named that place Mahanaim, which means ‘two camps’.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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