complete verse (Genesis 39:21)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 39:21:

  • Kankanaey: “But even in the jail, God was still with him helping-him, therefore the guard was-confident/satisfied with him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The LORD was with him. Being merciful to him, He caused the officer in charge of the prison to love him.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “the LORD still guided him. And because of the goodness of the LORD, the overseer of the prison was-pleased with Jose/[lit. his will-fell toward Jose].” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But Yahweh was kind to Joseph and helped him, and caused the prison warden/man who was in charge of the prison to be pleased with him.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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