complete verse (Genesis 44:10)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 44:10:

  • Kankanaey: “Then slave then said, ‘All-right then, but it’s-OK-if only the one-who-stole is-enslaved to me. The others by-contrast, they can be-free.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He said — ‘Good! It will be just as you said. But whoever has it, only he will be my servant, all the others can go.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The steward said, ‘Okay, if the cup will-be-found among one of you (pl.) he will-become my slave, and the rest of you (pl.) have- no -responsibility.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The man replied, ‘Okay, I will do what you say. But the one who has the cup will not be executed. Instead, he will become my slave, and the rest of you may return home.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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