complete verse (Genesis 14:20)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 14:20:

  • Kankanaey: “May it also be that the Highest God who helped you (sing.) to defeat your (sing.) enemies be praised/honored/worshipped forever.’ Then after-that Abram gave him a tenth of the possessions that he had gotten-back.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Praised be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your hand.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Praise-be to the Most High God who had-caused- you -to-win against your enemies!’ Then Abram gave Melkizedek the tenth of all the things which he had-taken from the war.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The Supreme God has enabled you to defeat your enemies, so we should praise/thank him.’ Then Abram gave to Melchizedek a tenth part of all the things he had captured.” (Source: Translation for Translators)