complete verse (Ruth 4:18 - 4:21)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ruth 4:16-17:

  • Noongar: “These are the descendants of Perez; Perez was the father of Hezron; Hezron was the father of Ram; Ram was the father of Amminadab; Amminadab was the father of Nahshon; Nahshon was the father of Salmon; Salmon was the father of Boaz; Boaz was the father of Obed; Obed was the father of Jesse, and Jesse was the father of David.” (Source: Bardip Ruth-Ang 2020)
  • Eastern Bru: “Then Naomi rased this child with all her heart. After that the women in the town called the child Obed. And they said: “This day Naomi has again a son.” Obed was the father of Jesse, and Jesse was the father of King David.” (Source: Bru Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “This is the line of Perez. Perez had a child named Hezron. And Hezron had a child names Ram. And Ram had a child named Amminadab. And Amminadab had a child named Nashon. And Nashon had a child named Salmon. And Salmon had a child named Boaz. And Boaz had a child named Obed. And Obed had a child named Jesse. And Jesse had a child named David.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Here is a list of the ancestors of King David: Perez’s son was Hezron. Hezron’s son was Ram. Ram’s son was Amminadab. Amminadab’s son was Nahshon. Nahshon’s son was Salmon. Salmon’s son was Boaz. Boaz’s son was Obed. Obed’s son was Jesse. Jesse’s son was King David.” (Source: Translation for Translators)