complete verse (Genesis 28:6)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 28:6:

  • Newari: “Esau realized that his father Isaac had blessed Jacob, had told him not to marry a Canaanite woman, and had sent him to Paddan-aram to seek a wife.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Esau learned that Isaac had-blessed Jacob and had sent-(him) to Padan Aram in-order to look-for/find one-to-marry there. He also learned that when Isaac blessed Jacob, he commanded him not to marry one-who came-from-Canaan.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Esau found out that his father Isaac had blessed Jacob and then sent him to Paddan-Aram. He also found out that when he blessed Isaac, he told him, ‘Do not marry a woman of the Canaan people-group,'” (Source: Translation for Translators)