complete verse (Genesis 39:5)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 39:5:

  • Kankanaey: “Starting-from then, God blessed Potifar and all those who resided-in-the-house because of Jose, and he caused-to-be-good and caused-to-increase all his possessions in his house and his land.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “From the time that he gave him all the responsibility for his own house, the LORD blessed the house of that Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD fell everywhere [both] inside and outside his house.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “From the time that Jose was-ruling, the LORD blessed the household of Potifarthe Egiptohanon and all his possessions in his house and farm. The LORD did this because of Jose.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “From the time Potiphar appointed Joseph to take care of everything in his household and all that he owned, Yahweh blessed the people who lived in Potiphar’s house because of Joseph. He also caused Potiphar’s crops to grow well.” (Source: Translation for Translators)