complete verse (Genesis 38:19)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 38:19:

  • Kankanaey: “When Tamar went-home, she removed what she-had-used-to-cover/conceal her face and she again used the clothing of a widow.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Coming back into the house, Tamar again put on the clothes of a widow.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Juda asked, ‘What is the guarantee (that) you (sing.) want?’ Tamar replied, ‘Give to me your what-is-used-as-a-mark and its what-is-tied-to, as-well-as your (sing.) staff/walking-stick.’ So Juda gave them and he had-sex-together with Tamar. After that Tamar went-home, and she took the cover from her face and (she) put-on again the garment for widows. Later she became-pregnant.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “After she left, she took off the veil and put her widow’s clothes on again.” (Source: Translation for Translators)