complete verse (Genesis 21:19)

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

  • Kankanaey: “Then God showed to Hagar a spring. Hagar filled (lit. put-in) the leather bag with water and she-caused- her child -to-drink.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then God showed her a small spring. She went and scooped out water into the pot of the skin bag and gave her son a drink.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then God showed her a well. She went there and filled her container with water, then she had- her child -drink.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then God showed her a well of water. So she went to the well and filled the container with water, and gave the boy a drink.” (Source: Translation for Translators)