complete verse (Genesis 17:15)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 17:15:

  • Kankanaey: “God also said to Abraham, ‘As for your (sing.) spouse moreover who is Sarai, starting-from now her name will not be Sarai but rather Sara.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “As for your wife, from now on do not call her Sarai, from now on her name will be Sarah.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “God still said to Abraham, ‘Concerning your wife Sarai, (you) no-longer call her Sarai, instead from-now-on Sara is what you will-call her.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “God also said to Abraham, ‘As for Sarai, your wife, you must not call her Sarai any longer. Since I changed your name, I will change her name also. Her name will now be Sarah.” (Source: Translation for Translators)