complete verse (Genesis 33:11)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 33:11:

  • Newari: “Now take these gifts which I have brought for you. Because of His kindness, God has given me enough.’ In this way Jacob was pressuring Esau until he took it.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “accept now what- I -am-giving you (sing.) because God (is/has-been) good to me and there-is-nothing I lack of my needs.’ Jacob kept-on/[emphasis marker] insisting Esau until Esau just accepted his gift.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Please accept these gifts that I have brought to you, because God has acted kindly toward me, and I still have plenty of animals!’ Jacob kept on urging him to accept the animals, and finally he accepted them.” (Source: Translation for Translators)