complete verse (Genesis 41:43)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:43:

  • Kankanaey: “He also gave him his second horse-drawn-carriage (loan kalisa) to ride-in and there were moreover those who preceded him shouting, ‘Move-aside-for-(him)! Move-aside-for-(him)!’ That is how the king appointed Jose to be-governor of the entire country in Egipto.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He gave him a carriage to ride lower than his own. Then wherever he went, people would go before him crying out, ‘Kneel down! Kneel down!’ In this way Joseph became head of the land of Egypt.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “He had- Jose also -use his second chariot, and there-were ones-who-told/announced who would-go-ahead of him in-order to shout, ‘[You (pl.)] bow-down to the governor!’ So from that-(time-on) Jose became governor of the entire land of Egipto.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then he arranged for Joseph to ride around in the chariot that showed that he was the second-most important man in the country. When Joseph rode in the chariot, men shouted to the people who were on the road in front of him, ‘Get off the road!’ So the king put Joseph in charge of everything in the country.” (Source: Translation for Translators)