complete verse (Genesis 21:15)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 21:15:

  • Kankanaey: “When the water that was their provision-for-the-trail was used-up, she left-behind the child at the base of a small tree.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After the water in the container was finished, Hagar left [her] son in a bush,” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When their water was- now -consumed/finished, she left- her child -behind under the bushes” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “After they had drunk all the water in the container, she put her son under one of the bushes there.” (Source: Translation for Translators)