complete verse (Genesis 40:16)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 40:16:

  • Kankanaey: “When the leader of those who cooked bread heard the good meaning of the dream of his companion, he also said to Jose, ‘As for what I dreamed then, there were reportedly three baskets full of (lit. in-which-was-put) bread that I was-carrying-on-my-head.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Because Joseph interpreted [lit.: told] the meaning of the dream in a good way the bread baker also said to him — ‘I have also had a dream.’ In the dream I was carrying three bamboo baskets of bread on my head.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When the head of the one-who-bakes bread heard that the meaning of the dream(was) good, he too told his dream to Jose. He said, ‘I dreamed too that I carried-on-head three baskets with breads.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When the chief baker heard that the meaning of the dream of the king’s drink-server was very favorable, he said to Joseph, ‘I also had a dream. In the dream I was surprised to see three baskets of bread stacked on my head.” (Source: Translation for Translators)