complete verse (Genesis 21:26)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 21:26:

  • Newari: “Then Abimelech said — ‘Only just now have I heard about this. Why didn’t you tell me about this sooner?’ I did not know that anyone had done this.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Abimelec said, ‘I do- not -know who did that. You also have- not -told me, and I just heard it now.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But Abimelech said, ‘I do not know who has done that. You did not tell me previously, and I did not hear about it until today.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)