complete verse (Genesis 30:30)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:30:

  • Newari: “Before I came you only had much less. Now you already have much. Wherever I put [my] hand, the LORD has blessed you. But now I need to do something for my family.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When I arrived here your livestock (were) still few, but now (they are) very many, for the LORD has-blessed you (sing.) because of me. Now maybe I should try-hard/strive for my own household.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “You had only a few animals before I came here. But now you have very many, and Yahweh has caused them to increase greatly in number wherever I have taken them. But now I need to start taking care of the needs of my own family.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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