complete verse (Genesis 41:55)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:55:

  • Kankanaey: “When the ones-from-Egipto also were-made-hungry, they went and requested what they would eat from the king, and the king said, ‘Go see Jose and obey all that he tells (you).'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After they had nothing to eat because of the famine, those living in Egypt also went to Pharaoh and requested grain. He said to them — ‘Go to Joseph, Whatever he says, do just like that.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Later-on those-from-Egipto also felt the famine, so they asked for food from the king. The king said to them, ‘[You (pl.)] go to Jose for he (will-be) the-one-who will-tell you (pl.) what you (pl.) are-to-do.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When all the people of Egypt had eaten all of their own food and were still hungry, they begged the king for food. So the king told all the people of Egypt, ‘Go to Joseph, and do what he tells you to do.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)