complete verse (Genesis 31:40)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:40:

  • Newari: “From the sunlight of the day and from the cold of the night, how exhausted my body was. As for sleep, it did not come to my eyes.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “This was my situation: if (it was) day I suffered from the heat, and if (it was) night I suffered from the cold. And I always was deficient of sleep.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “I suffered from the heat during the day and from the cold at night. I was often not even able to sleep!” (Source: Translation for Translators)