complete verse (Genesis 35:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 35:17:

  • Newari: “When the birthpains became severe, the midwife said to her — ‘Don’t be afraid, once more a son has been born.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When her labor-pains (were) now very intense, the midwife said to her, ‘[You (sing.)] do- not -be-afraid Raquel, your (sing.) child (is) another boy.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When her pain was the most severe, the midwife/woman who helped her to give birth said to Rachel, ‘Do not be afraid, because now you have given birth to another son!'” (Source: Translation for Translators)