complete verse (Genesis 37:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 37:8:

  • Kankanaey: “Upon their hearing that, those brothers of his said, ‘Do you (sing.) say/think that you (sing.) will become a king so-that you (sing.) will rule-over us (excl.)? Oh come on now!’ And they hated him even-more because of that-aforementioned that he had dreamed and what he said about that.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “His elder brothers said to him — ‘What! will you actually be our king? And will you rule over us?’ After that, because of his dream, they hated him even more.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “His siblings said, ‘What? You (sing.) will-become a king and will-be-a-leader over us (excl.)?’ So they became- even more -angry with Jose.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “His brothers said to him, ‘Do you think that some day you will rule over us? Are you saying that some day you are going to be our king?’ They hated him even more than before because of what he had told them about his dream.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments