complete verse (Genesis 43:28)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:28:

  • Kankanaey: “‘Yes indeed, your (sing.) servant who is our (excl.) father, he is still strong (reassurance particle),’ they said answering while they again knelt-down to praise/honor him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “They said — ‘Up to now your servant our father is still well.’ And once more, kneeling, they bowed down.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “They replied, ‘Father (is) still alive and he (is) still well.’ Then they knelt-down again to him as (a sign of) respect.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “One of them replied, ‘Yes, our father, who is willing to be your servant, is still alive, and he is well.’ Then again they bowed down in front of him.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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