complete verse (Genesis 31:29)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:29:

  • Newari: “I could even kill you. But last night the God of your father said to me — ‘Be careful. You are not to threaten Jacob in any way.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “I truly would have a reason to harm you (sing.), however the God of your (sing.) father warned me last-night that I would not harm/do-anything-to you (sing.).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “My relatives and I have the power to harm you, but last night the God whom your father worships said to me in a dream, ‘Be sure that you do not say anything at all to Jacob in an angry way.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)