complete verse (Genesis 40:4)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 40:4:

  • Kankanaey: “Since these two were high officials, the captain appointed Jose to serve them. When they had been-a-slightly-long-time in the prison,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The prison chief put them in Joseph’s care.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Jose was the one entrusted by the captain of the guards to take-care-of them. They were-a-long-time there in the prison.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The two men were in prison for a long time. And during that time the captain of the palace guards appointed Joseph to be their servant, to take care of their needs.” (Source: Translation for Translators)