complete verse (Genesis 31:48)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 31:48:

  • Newari: “Laban said — ‘Today this rock heap is standing having been a witness between you and me. So its name is Galeed.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Laban said, ‘These piled-up stones will-testify-to the agreement (between) the two of us.’ That is the reason why those piled-up (stones) were-named Galeed.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Laban said to Jacob, ‘This pile of rocks we have put here today will help us to remember our agreement.’ That is why Jacob called it Galeed.” (Source: Translation for Translators)