complete verse (Genesis 31:30)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:30:

  • Newari: “Even though I understand that you have come out like this because you are eager to go to your father’s house, why have you stolen the idols of my house?” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “I knew that you (sing.) really longed-for your-(place), so you (sing.) (would)-want to-go-home now. But why did- you (sing.) -steal my little-gods?'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Now, I know you have left because you long to go back home. But why did you steal my wooden idols?'” (Source: Translation for Translators)