complete verse (Genesis 29:30)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 29:30:

  • Kankanaey: “And-so Jacob also slept-with Raquel, and that’s whom he loved more than Lea. After that he worked for Laban for seven years again.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Jacob also married Rachel. He loved Rachel more than Leah. And he worked another seven years for Laban.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So Jacob also laid-together with Raquel. Raquel (was) more beloved of/by him than Lea. Jacob served Laban for-yet another seven years.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Jacob had sex with Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than he loved Leah. And Jacob worked for Laban for another seven years.” (Source: Translation for Translators)