complete verse (Genesis 43:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:2:

  • Kankanaey: “until plural Jacob used-up the-food-supplies- they -had-bought in Egipto. Then he said to his children, ‘Return to Egipto so-that you will go buy a little that we will eat.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After all the grain brought from Egypt had been finished, Jacob said to his sons — ‘Go and buy bread once more.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The family of Jacob consumed the food which they had-bought from Egipto. So Jacob said to his sons, ‘[You (pl.)] go-back there in Egipto and buy even just a little food.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Finally, when Jacob and his family had eaten all the grain they had brought from Egypt, Jacob said to them, ‘Go back to Egypt and buy some more grain for us!'” (Source: Translation for Translators)