complete verse (Genesis 42:34)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 42:34:

  • Kankanaey: “Then return here bringing-along that youngest sibling of yours so-that I will thereby-know that you are not spies. Then I will cause-to-be-returned your tied-up sibling and never-mind where you go here (i.e. you may go anywhere) to buy what you will eat,’ he said,’ said Jose’s siblings in storying-it.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “You, however, do not fail to bring your younger brother here.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But [you (pl.)] bring here to me your (pl.) youngest-sibling so-that I will-know that you (pl.) are-telling the truth and you (pl.) (are) not spies. Afterwards, I will-return to you (pl.) your (pl.) sibling/(brother) Simeon, and I will-allow you (pl.) to come-and-go here in Egipto.”” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But when you return, bring your youngest brother to me, in order that I will know that you are not spies, but instead, that you are honest men. Then I will release your brother for you. And then you can buy whatever you want in this country.”” (Source: Translation for Translators)