complete verse (Genesis 43:34)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:34:

  • Kankanaey: “They were also given chosen food that came-from Jose’s table, and five-times-more is what was given to Benjamin than to the others of them. And they ate-with and drank-with Jose until they were thoroughly-full.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The feast was served to them from Joseph’s share. Benjamin’s share was five times as big as their shares. In this way, rejoicing with Joseph, they ate and drank.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “They were served food from before/front-of Jose but the food given to Benjamin was five times more than the others. They ate and drank with Jose.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “And when their portions of food were served to them from Joseph’s table, Benjamin’s portion was five times as much as anyone else’s portion! So they ate food and drank wine with Joseph and became very cheerful.” (Source: Translation for Translators)