complete verse (Genesis 14:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 14:2:

  • Newari: “attacked Bera King of Sodom, Birsha King of Gomorrah, Shinab King of Admah, Shemeber King of Zeboiim, and the King of Bela (later [called] Zoar).” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “fought against King Bera of Sodom, King Birsha of Gomora, King Shinab of Adma, King Shemeber of Zeboyim, and the king of Bela who is also called Zoar.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “In an area to the west, there were five other kings. They were King Bera of Sodom, King Birsha of Gomorrah, King Shinab of Admah, King Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, the city that is now called Zoar.” (Source: Translation for Translators)