complete verse (Genesis 24:43)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 24:43:

  • Newari: “I am standing here by the well. A certain girl comes to get water, A certain girl comes to get water,” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Now, I am standing here beside the well. If indeed a young-unmarried-lady comes to-draw-water, I will-ask for only a little water from her jar.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Listen to me. I am standing beside a well. A young woman may come to draw water. I will say to her, ‘Please, give me a little water to drink from your jar.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)