complete verse (Genesis 28:9)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 28:9:

  • Newari: “So, going to his father’s younger brother, Ishmael’s place, he married his daughter, Mahalath, [who was] the younger sister of Nebaioth, in addition to the wives he already had.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Therefore he went-to his uncle Ishmael the child of Abraham with Hagar. Aside from his two wives, he also married Mahalat the child of Ishmael and sibling of Nebayot.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Because of that, Esau went to see his uncle Ishmael, and married Mahalath, the daughter of Ishmael. Mahalath was the sister of Nabaioth and the granddaughter of Abraham.” (Source: Translation for Translators)