complete verse (Genesis 30:36)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 30:36:

  • Newari: “Then Laban’s sons went to a place three day’s distance from the place where Jacob lived. Jacob did the work of caring for the rest of Laban’s cattle.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “He separated them from Jacob in a distance of three days walk. The remaining animals were the-(ones) Jacob tended.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then he took these flocks and walked a distance of three days, in order that he could be that far from Jacob. Jacob continued to take care of the rest of Laban’s flocks.” (Source: Translation for Translators)