complete verse (Genesis 30:24)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:24:

  • Kankanaey: “So then she named that child of hers Jose saying, ‘May it be that God add-to this child one more who is male.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then again she prayed — ‘May the LORD also give me another son.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “‘May the LORD give me yet another child.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “She named him Joseph, which sounds like the Hebrew words that mean ‘may he give another’* and she said, ‘ want Yahweh to give me another son.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)