complete verse (Genesis 29:31)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 29:31:

  • Newari: “Realizing that Leah was not loved, the LORD caused her to conceive. Rachel, however, was barren.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The LORD saw that Lea (was) not beloved of Jacob, so he willed that Lea would-give-birth, but Raquel on-the-other-hand (could)-not.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When Yahweh saw that Jacob did not love Leah very much, he enabled her to become pregnant. But Rachel was not able to become pregnant.” (Source: Translation for Translators)