complete verse (Genesis 43:33)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:33:

  • Kankanaey: “When then the siblings saw how they were caused-to-be-seated, they stared-at-each-other amazed, because they were put-in-line starting from the oldest until the last/youngest.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Joseph seated [them], lining them up from the eldest to the youngest. Seeing this, they looked at one another in amazement.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “There in front of Jose was the place-of-eating of his siblings/(brothers). His siblings/(brothers) were looking-at-each-other for they were-astonished that in order from the oldest-one to the youngest-one (was) how they had-been-seated.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “His brothers were astonished to see that their seats were arranged according to their ages, from the oldest to the youngest!” (Source: Translation for Translators)