complete verse (Genesis 34:11)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 34:11:

  • Newari: “Then Shechem said to Dinah’s father and elder brothers — ‘Please, you show kindness to me, what you say I will give.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Shekem also asked-for-a-favor from the father and siblings/(brothers) of Dina, ‘If possible [you (pl.)] just have- Dina -marry me/[lit. just have- now Dina -become-wife to me]. Whatever you (pl.) will-ask-for I will-give (it).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Shechem said to Dinah’s father and brothers, ‘If you feel good toward me and do what I am asking for, I will give you whatever you ask for.” (Source: Translation for Translators)