complete verse (Genesis 14:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 14:17:

  • Kankanaey: “When plural Abram then went-home coming-from their defeating of plural Kedorlaomer and his companion kings, the king at Sodoma went and met (him) at the plain at Save which they also call Plain of Kings.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After Abram came [back], having defeated Kedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, he King of Sodom came to meet with him in the Valley of Shaveh. This place is also called ‘King Valley.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When Abram was- now -returning-home, after they defeated Kedorlaomer and his companion kings, he was-met by a king of Sodom at the Valley/Plain of Shave (which is also called the Valley of King).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “As Abram was returning home after he and his men had defeated the armies of King Chedorlaomer and the other kings who had fought alongside him, the king of Sodom went north to meet him in Shaveh Valley, which people call the King’s Valley.” (Source: Translation for Translators)