complete verse (Genesis 27:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 27:7:

  • Kankanaey: “‘Go and hunt so that you (sing.) will cook a delicious meat-viand-that-I-will-eat so that I will then bless you (sing.) before God, because my death is probably near,’ he said to him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Before I die, you go hunting and feed me [something] tasty. Then I will bless you in the presence of the LORD.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “hunt and then cook for him right-away his favorite food. For before he dies [reported-speech] he will-bless Esau in the presence of the LORD.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “‘Go and kill some wild animal and bring it here, and prepare the meat in a tasty way, so that I may eat it, and then before I die I can give you my blessing while Yahweh is listening.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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