complete verse (Genesis 24:37)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:37:

  • Newari: “Our master made me promise to do as he said. Then he said — ‘You must not give to my son in marriage any woman living in Canaan, the land [where] I am now dwelling.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “My master had-me-swear that I would-fulfill his command which says, ‘[You (sing.)] do- not -choose to-become-the-wife of my child here from those from-Canaan whose land are the ones we are-living-in now.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “My master made me solemnly promise, saying, ‘Do not get a wife for my son from the women here in Canaan.” (Source: Translation for Translators)