complete verse (Genesis 41:40)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:40:

  • Kankanaey: “You (sing.) accordingly will be-in-charge of these officials of mine, and all my people also and they will obey what you (sing.) say. I only will-be-higher than you (sing.).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “So I now put you in charge of the land of Egypt. All people will listen to your orders. Only by doing this throne will I be above you.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “I am-making you (sing.) today ruler over my palace and governor of the entire Egipto, and all of my men will-obey you (sing.). But my authority is greater than yours (sing.).'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So I will put you in charge of everything in my palace. All the people here in Egypt must obey what you command. Only because I am king will I have more authority than you.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)