complete verse (Genesis 39:23)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 39:23:

  • Kankanaey: “That being so, so-long-as it was work that had-been-entrusted to Jose, the guard didn’t need to tend-to-it, because God was with Jose helping him, therefore all the results of what he was-doing were good.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He had no concern about any work that fell under Joseph’s care. For the LORD was with Joseph. And [the LORD] fulfilled whatever work he [Joseph] did.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The overseer of the prison no-longer worried about the things he entrusted-over to Jose, for the LORD was-guiding Jose and blessed-(him) in all he did.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The warden was not concerned with anything that Joseph was taking care of, because Yahweh helped Joseph to do well everything that he did.” (Source: Translation for Translators)