complete verse (Genesis 26:33)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 26:33:

  • Newari: “He named it Shibah. So up to now the name of that city is still Beersheba.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Isaac named that well Shiba. So until now that place is called Beersheba.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Isaac named the well Shibah, which sounds like the Hebrew word that means ‘oath’. To the present time the town there has the name Beersheba which means ‘Friendship Agreement Well’.” (Source: Translation for Translators)