complete verse (Genesis 40:20)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 40:20:

  • Kankanaey: “On the third day, the king gave-a-feast (lit. butchered) so-that he would celebrate (loan silibrar) the day when-he-was-born, and he caused-to-be-invited all the rulers/officials of the country. Then he also caused-to-be-invited to their location the leader of those-who-served-drinks and the leader of those-who-cooked bread.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The third day was Pharaoh’s birthday. That day all the chiefs that worked in that place were invited to a feast. He brought the chief cupbearer and the chief bread baker, to cause them to stand before them all.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Now, the third day (was) the birthday of the king of Egipto. So he had-a-feast for all his officials. He caused-to-get-out from prison the head of his servers of drink and the head of his ones-who-bake bread and had- (them) -face his officials.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The third day after that was the king’s birthday/day they celebrated when the king became one year older. On that day the king invited all his officials to celebrate his birthday. During the celebration, while they were all gathered there, the king summoned his chief drink-server and chief baker from the prison.” (Source: Translation for Translators)