complete verse (Genesis 30:18)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:18:

  • Newari: “Leah said — ‘Because I handed over my maid servant to my husband, God has rewarded me.’ So she named him Issachar.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Lea said, ‘God has-rewarded me for I gave my servant to my husband.’ So she named the child Isacar.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Leah said, ‘God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband to be another wife for him.’ So she named him Issachar, which sounds like the Hebrew word that means ‘reward’.” (Source: Translation for Translators)