complete verse (Genesis 42:25)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 42:25:

  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, Jose ordered his slaves that they fill the sacks of his siblings with wheat and that they insert the money that each one had paid in his sack. He also ordered that they give-(them) food-to-take-along that would suffice for the trail. When that was finished,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Joseph gave the order to put grain to fill their sacks and to put their silver money in their sacks. He also gave the order to put in food and drink for them to eat on the way. After that was done,” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then Jose commanded to-fill with food the sacks of his siblings and return to/in their sacks their payment, and send-with them their needs for their journey. All that Jose commanded was-fulfilled.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Joseph told his servants to fill the men’s sacks with grain, but he also told them to put the money that each one had paid for the grain in the top of his sack. He also told them to give them food to eat along the way. After the servants did those things for Joseph’s older brothers,” (Source: Translation for Translators)