complete verse (Genesis 30:3)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:3:

  • Newari: “‘Here is my maid servant Bilhah. Get a child through her. Then I will become a mother through her.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Raquel said, ‘If that (is) the-case, [you (sing.)] lay-together with Bilha my servant so-that even just through her I can- also -have a child.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then she said, ‘Look, here is my female slave, Bilhah. Sleep with/Have sex with her, so that she may become pregnant and give birth to children for me. In that way it will be as though I have children/her children are mine.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)