complete verse (Genesis 33:3)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 33:3:

  • Newari: “Jacob himself, however, went to the front. He bowed down seven times until he arrived before his elder brother.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Jacob was-going-ahead-of them all and he knelt several times while he was-coming-near his sibling/(brother).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “He himself went ahead of them all, and as he continued to approach his older brother, he prostrated himself with his face on the ground seven times.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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