complete verse (Genesis 15:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 15:8:

  • Kankanaey: “‘Yes, Highest God,’ said Abram, ‘but where then will-be-my-means-of-knowing that I-will-come-to-possess-it?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Abram said — ‘[O] LORD God, how will I know that this place will be mine?'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But Abram said, ‘O LORD God, how will- I -know that I will-possess/acquire it?'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But Abram replied, ‘Yahweh God, how can I know for sure that this land will belong to me?'” (Source: Translation for Translators)