complete verse (Genesis 38:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 38:7:

  • Kankanaey: “But bad was the behavior/conduct of Er in the viewpoint of God, therefore he killed him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Judah’s eldest son, Er, however, was not a good man in the eyes of the LORD. So He killed him.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But Er was-wicked in the sight of the LORD, so he killed him.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But Er did something that Yahweh considered to be very wicked, so Yahweh caused him to die.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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