complete verse (Genesis 31:33)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:33:

  • Newari: “Then Laban went into the tent of Jacob, Leah, and the two maid servants. He was not able to find anything there. Coming out of Leah’s tent he went inside Rachel’s tent.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So Laban searched for his little-gods/false-gods in the tent of Jacob, in the tent of Lea, and as-well-as the tent of the two female servants who (were) wives of Jacob. But he did- not -find his little-gods. When he came-out from the tent of Lea, he then went-inside to the tent of Raquel.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Laban went into Jacob’s tent, and then into Leah’s tent, and then into the tents of the two female slaves and searched for the idols, but he did not find them. After he left their tents, he entered Rachel’s tent.” (Source: Translation for Translators)