complete verse (Genesis 43:25)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:25:

  • Kankanaey: “As for the siblings, they prepared what they would give to Jose when he came-home at twelve o’clock, because they had come-to-know that they would-eat-with him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “They made the gifts ready to give to Joseph at noon. For they had been called to eat there.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The siblings/(brothers) prepared their gifts for Jose while they waited for him to come-home at noon. For they were-told that they would-have-lunch there at the house of Jose.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “He told them that they were going to eat with Joseph at noon. So the men prepared their gifts to give to Joseph when he arrived.” (Source: Translation for Translators)