complete verse (Genesis 31:25)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:25:

  • Newari: “When Laban found Jacob, he had set up his tent in the mountain of Gilead and was staying there. Laban and his affinal kin had also set up their tents there.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Jacob was-putting-up/[lit. causing-to-stand] his tent at-that-time in the mountains of Gilead when Laban caught-up-with him. And there also Laban and-company put-up their tents.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The next day, by the time Laban caught up with Jacob, Jacob and his household had set up their tents in the hilly Gilead region. So Laban and his relatives set up their tents there, too.” (Source: Translation for Translators)