complete verse (Genesis 19:21)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 19:21:

  • Kankanaey: “‘Yes,’ said the one angel. ‘I-agree-to that-aforementioned that you (sing.) requested and I will exclude the town that you (sing.) spoke-about.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “They said — ‘Good, Go! I will not destroy that city.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The Lord answered, ‘Yes, I will-agree to your request; I will- not -destroy that town.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “One of the angels said to Lot, ‘I will allow you to do what you have requested. I will not destroy the little town you are speaking about.” (Source: Translation for Translators)