complete verse (Genesis 18:26)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 18:26:

  • Kankanaey: “God said in reply, ‘If there are fifty people that I come-upon in Sodoma who have not sinned-with their townmates, reassurance-particle I will-have-mercy-on the entire town because-of them.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “‘Even if there are only fifty good people, on account of them I will pardon them all.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The LORD answered, ‘If I can-find 50 righteous-ones in Sodom, I will- not -destroy the whole city only because of them.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Yahweh replied, ‘If I find 50 righteous people in Sodom, I will spare the whole place/city for their sake.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)