complete verse (Genesis 23:15)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 23:15:

  • Newari: “The value of the field is only 400 silver mohar. For this much, what are we complaining about? Bury [your] dead!'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “‘Sir, the land costs 400 pieces of silver. Anyway/Actually, if you (sing.) will-pay-(it), how much is that for you and for me. Okay, bury your wife now.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “‘Sir, listen to me. The land is worth 400 pieces of silver. But the price is not important to you and me. Give me the money and bury your wife’s body there.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)