complete verse (Genesis 12:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 12:17:

  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon God hardshipped with fearful sicknesses the king and all who housed-together on-account-of Sarai the spouse of Abram.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The LORD sent a serious disease upon Pharaoh and his family because of Abram’s wife Sarai.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But the LORD gave the king and the members of his palace a terrible disease because of Sarai.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But because the king had taken Sarai, Abram’s wife, Yahweh caused the king and the others in his household to be inflicted with terrible diseases.” (Source: Translation for Translators)