complete verse (Genesis 30:32)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:32:

  • Newari: “Today allow me to choose the spotted female goats and the black sheep [from] among your cattle. That will be my wages.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “I will- now -look-at your livestock and I will-take the dark-colored/black sheep and spotted goats. That only will-be my wages.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Allow me to go and look at all of your flocks today and remove from them all the speckled sheep, all the spotted sheep, and every dark-colored lamb, all the goats that are speckled, and all the goats that are spotted, and keep them for myself. They will be my wages.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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