complete verse (Genesis 24:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:17:

  • Kankanaey: “Abraham’s slave hurried to go meet (her) and said, ‘I will please drink from-there (near hearer).'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He ran quickly and said to her — ‘Please give me a little water to drink.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The servant hurried to-meet her and said, ‘Please let- me -drink from your jar even only a little.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Abraham’s servant immediately ran to meet her, and said, ‘Please give me a little water from your jar.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)