complete verse (Genesis 41:33)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:33:

  • Kankanaey: “‘Therefore what you (sing.) ought to do sir, look-for a thoughtful and intelligent/wise person so-that he will-be-in-charge-of this country.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “So now let the Great King choose a person who has insight and understand what needs to be done, and give [him] responsibility for the land of Egypt.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “‘So now, Beloved King, you (sing.) should choose a wise man in-order to rule in the land of Egipto.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “‘Now I suggest that you should choose a man who is wise and can make good decisions. I suggest that you appoint him to direct the affairs of the whole country.” (Source: Translation for Translators)