complete verse (Genesis 34:15)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 34:15:

  • Newari: “So only if all your men get circumcised like us [lit.: do the work of putting the sign in the body] will we be able to do like you say.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “We (excl.) will- only -agree if all the men who come-from-here will- also -be-circumcised like us (excl.).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “We will do that only if you do one thing: You must become like us by circumcising all the males that are among you.” (Source: Translation for Translators)