complete verse (Genesis 26:16)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 26:16:

  • Kankanaey: “Then Abimelek said to Isaac, ‘It-is-necessary that you (sing.) leave this country/town of ours (excl.) because here-now you (sing.) are already stronger than we (excl.).'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Abimelech also said to Isaac — ‘You go, leaving our land, for you have become stronger than we are.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Now, Abimelec said to Isaac, ‘[You (sing.)] leave here now, for you (pl.) are now very many for us (incl.).'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Abimelech said to Isaac, ‘You people have become more numerous than we are, so I want you to get out of our area.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)