complete verse (Genesis 34:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 34:8:

  • Newari: “Hamor spoke to them like this, saying — Because my son Shechem’s heart is attracted toward your daughter, give her in marriage to him.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But Hamor said to them, ‘My child Shekem is- truly fond-of/loves your (pl.) young-lady/unmarried-lady, so I am-asking-a-favor that you (pl.) will- now just -have- her -marry him.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But Hamor said to them, ‘My son Shechem really likes this girl. Please allow him to marry her.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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