complete verse (Genesis 41:44)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:44:

  • Kankanaey: “He also said to him, ‘I am still king, but it is nevertheless true that nobody/nothing will move if you (sing.) do not give-permission.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then he said to him — ‘Even though I am Pharaoh, no one in the land of Egypt will get to do anything without your command.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The king also said to Jose, ‘I (am) the king here in Egipto, but if you (sing.) will- not -allow-(whatever) no one can-do whatever here in Egipto.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “The king said to Joseph, ‘I am the king, but no one in the whole land of Egypt will do anything if you do not permit them to do it.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)