complete verse (Genesis 41:51)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:51:

  • Kankanaey: “Their firstborn male, Jose named Manasses, because she said, ‘God has caused- me -to-forget my hardship/suffering and my relatives.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Joseph said, ‘God has enabled me to forget all my troubles, He has even enabled me to forget about my father’s house,’ so saying, he named his first son Manasseh.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Jose named the oldest-one Manase for according-to him, ‘Because of the help of God, I forgot my sufferings and my longing for the household of my father.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Joseph named the first one Manasseh, which sounds like the Hebrew word that means ‘forget’, because, he said, ‘God has caused me to forget all my troubles and all my father’s family.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)