complete verse (Genesis 37:4)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 37:4:

  • Kankanaey: “When his siblings came-to-know that he was the one whom their father loved, they hated him, so always-angry is the way they conversed-with him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Because their father loved him more than them, his elder brothers hated him. They did not mix nicely with him.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But when- the siblings of Jose -saw that he (was) more beloved of their father than they, they were-angry with Jose and they told him hurtful words/speech.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When Joseph’s older brothers realized that their father loved him more than he loved any of them, they hated him. They never spoke kindly to him.” (Source: Translation for Translators)