complete verse (Genesis 24:15)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:15:

  • Kankanaey: “His prayer was not yet finished and Rebeka arrived carrying-on-her-shoulder a jar that she was-using-to-fetch-water. This Rebeka, she was the child of Betuel who was the child of Milca and Nahor who was the sibling/cousin of Abraham.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Before he was finished praying, a beautiful woman who had not yet been married came bringing a pitcher to get water. That woman was Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel, son of Nahor, Abraham’s younger brother. Nahor’s wife was Milcah. Going before him, Rebekah went to the well. Then, having drawn water, [she] was about to go back.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “He had- not yet -finished praying, Rebeka arrived carrying- a jar -on-her-shoulder. Rebeka (was) the child of Betuel, and Betuel (was) the child of Nahor and Milca. Nahor (was) the sibling of Abraham.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Before he finished praying, amazingly, Rebekah arrived there, carrying a jar on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel, who was the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s younger brother Nahor.” (Source: Translation for Translators)