complete verse (Genesis 14:18)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 14:18:

  • Kankanaey: “There was also Melkizedek who was king at Sodoma who went and met plural Abram taking-along food and drink for him. Since he was the priest of the Highest God,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Melchizedek King of Salem came, bringing bread and new wine. He was a priest of God Most High” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “He was- also -met by Melkizedek king of Salem and priest of the Most High God. Melkizedek brought (with him) bread and wine/[lit. drink].” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The king of Salem city, whose name was Melchizedek, was also a priest who offered sacrifices to the Supreme God. He brought some bread and wine to Abram.” (Source: Translation for Translators)