complete verse (Genesis 18:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 18:7:

  • Kankanaey: “Then he ran to go select a fat calf from his cattle, and he gave it to one of his servants so that he would in-turn hurry to prepare it (word denotes all activities in preparing food for a feast).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then, going to the ox herd he chose one small ox and gave it to a servant. He quickly prepared it’s flesh and bought it.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then Abraham ran to his cattle and chose a fat calf, and he hurriedly had- it -slaughtered and had- (it) -cooked by his young servant.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then he ran to the herd of cattle and selected a calf whose meat would be tender and tasty. He gave it to one of his servants and told him to quickly kill it and cook it.” (Source: Translation for Translators)