complete verse (Genesis 16:3)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 16:3:

  • Newari: “Sarai brought her maid servant Hagar of the land of Egypt and handed her over to her husband Abram as wife. This had happened ten years after Abram came to Canaan.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So Sarai gave Hagar to Abram so-that [she] will-become his wife. (This happened after Abram lived in Canaan for ten years.)” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So Abram slept with/had sex with Hagar, his wife Sarai’s slave from Egypt. This happened ten years after they went to live in Canaan land. Sarai gave Hagar to her husband to be his secondary wife.” (Source: Translation for Translators)