complete verse (Genesis 38:27)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 38:27:

  • Kankanaey: “When the time arrived for Tamar to-give-birth, it-became-known that her pregnancy/fetus was twins.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “At the time of childbirth, it became known that there were two children in her womb.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When Tamar was- now -about-to-give-birth, (it) was-noticed that what- she -was-carrying (were) twins.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When it was time for her to give birth, she was surprised that there were twin boys in her womb.” (Source: Translation for Translators)