complete verse (Genesis 41:57)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 41:57:

  • Kankanaey: “Many also were the people who went to Egipto who came-from far countries so-that they would go buy-food from Jose, because the famine had also become-worse in their locations.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Since the famine took place in all lands, those living in other lands also came to Joseph to buy grain.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Almost all nations also went to Egipto to-buy food from Jose because the famine (was) very severe in every place.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “And people from many nearby countries came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was very severe everywhere.” (Source: Translation for Translators)