complete verse (Genesis 25:31)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 25:31:

  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon Jacob said, ‘First turn-over to me your (sing.) authority/right as firstborn, then I will give- you (sing.) -some.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Jacob said — ‘First give me your first [born] rights of the big son.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But Jacob replied, ‘I will-give you this if you will-give me your rights as older-one.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Jacob said, ‘I will give you some if you sell me your birthright/the privileges you have because you are the firstborn son.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)