complete verse (Genesis 31:23)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:23:

  • Newari: “So, taking his affinal kin, he went for seven days searching for Jacob, and he found him in the hills of Gilead.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Therefore he pursued Jacob with his relatives for/[lit. inside-of] seven days. They caught-up-with Jacob and-company there in the mountains of Gilead.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So he took some of his relatives with him and started to pursue Jacob. They continued walking for seven days.” (Source: Translation for Translators)