complete verse (Genesis 24:23)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:23:

  • Kankanaey: “Then he said, ‘Who is your (sing.) father? Please also tell (me) if your (pl.) house has-space so-that that’s where- I and my companions -will-overnight.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then he said — ‘Whose daughter are you? Would your house have room for me and my men to stay the night?'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then he asked Rebekah, ‘Whose child (are) you (sing.)? Is there a place at yours (pl.)/with you that we can-sleep tonight?'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then he said, ‘Tell me whose daughter you are. Also, tell me, is there room in your father’s house for me and my men to sleep there tonight?'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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