complete verse (Genesis 29:34)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 29:34:

  • Newari: “She conceived once more [and] gave birth to a son. Then she said — ‘This time my husband will care for me, for I have given birth to three sons for him.’ So she gave him the name Levi.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Lea became pregnant again and she gave-birth to another son. She said, ‘Now my husband will-become close to me for our son are now three.’ So she named the child Levi.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Later she became pregnant again, and gave birth to another son. She said, ‘Now, finally, my husband will hold me close to him.’ So she named him Levi, which means ‘hold close’.” (Source: Translation for Translators)