complete verse (Genesis 39:17)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 39:17:

  • Kankanaey: “Then she also reported-negatively to him saying, ‘That Hebreo slave that you (sing.) brought here, he entered my room so-that he would rape (lit. force) me (unfulfilled expectation).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “As soon as [her] husband came in, she told him that same story — ‘That Hebrew servant that you brought came in here to disgrace me.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “She then told her husband what-had-happened. She said, ‘The Hebrew servant whom you (sing.) brought here [he] wanted to-put- me -to-shame for he entered my room to rape meit*.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then she told him this story: ‘That Hebrew slave whom you brought here came into my room and tried to rape me!” (Source: Translation for Translators)