complete verse (Genesis 42:32)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 42:32:

  • Kankanaey: “We (excl.) would have been ten and two siblings the children of an old-man in Canaan, but the one is-no-more and as for the youngest, he was left-behind at the location of our (excl.) father,’ we (excl.) said to him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “We are twelve brothers, having one father. One is no more. The youngest is with our father in Canaan,’ we said.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “We (excl.) also said that we (excl.) (were) twelve siblings/(brothers) and we (excl.) have only one father. We (excl.) also told him that one of our (excl.) siblings/(brothers) (is) dead now and our (excl.) youngest-one (is) here with you (sing.) in Canaan.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Originally there were twelve of us who were brothers, the sons of one father. One has died, and our youngest brother is with our father in Canaan.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)