complete verse (Genesis 25:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 25:17:

  • Newari: “Ishmael was 137 years old when he died.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Ishmael lived 137 years. He died and he was-joined to his relatives who have- now -died.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Ishmael lived until he was 137 years old. Then he died, joining his ancestors who had previously died.” (Source: Translation for Translators)