complete verse (Genesis 20:13)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 20:13:

  • Newari: “Since God made me one who left his father’s house and went hither and thither, I said to Sarah, ‘Everywhere we go, do me the kindness to say [that] I am your elder brother’.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When God told me to-leave the household of my father, I told Sara that she should-introduce (us) that we (excl.) are-siblings wherever we would-go. In this way she could-show her love to me.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Later, when God told me to move away from my father’s household, I said to her, ‘This is the way you can show that you love me: Everywhere we go, say about me, ‘This is my brother.”'” (Source: Translation for Translators)