complete verse (Genesis 31:44)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:44:

  • Newari: “So come, now [we] will make a treaty between you and me. And as a reminder of this [lit.: in accordance with the memory of this] we will set up a rock [lit.: cause a rock to stand] here.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Perhaps (this) would-be-good, we (incl.) will-make an agreement. We (incl.) will-erect/[lit. -cause-to-stand] a remembrance stone that will-testify-to our agreement.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “I cannot do anything in order to keep them, so hey, we should make a peace agreement, you and I, and do something that will remind us about our agreement.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)