complete verse (Genesis 34:25)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 34:25:

  • Newari: “Three days later when the pain of being circumcised had not yet gone, two sons of Jacob, Dinah’s elder brothers Simeon and Levi, took their swords, without anyone knowing, and went into the city and killed all the men.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “After three days, while the men were- still -in-great-pain, the two sons of Jacob who (were) Simeon and Levi, the siblings/(brothers) of Dina, went-into/[lit. enter] the city. The people there did- not -know that their purpose (was) in-fact/[surprise particle] bad. They brought a sword/(swords) and they killed all the men.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “On the third day after that, when the men of the city were still sore because of being circumcised, two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon and Levi, who were Dinah’s brothers, took their swords and entered the city without anyone opposing them, and killed all the men.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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