complete verse (Genesis 43:6)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 43:6:

  • Kankanaey: “Jacob then said, ‘You are the reason for this hardship of mine, because you told him (blame particle) that you had another sibling.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Israel said — ‘Why have you given me this trouble, by saying to him that you also had a younger brother?'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Jacob said, ‘Why have- you (pl.) -given me a great/big problem? Why did- you (pl.) -tell the governor that you (pl.) still have one sibling/(brother)?'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Jacob asked, ‘Why did you cause me to have this trouble by telling the man that you had a younger brother?'” (Source: Translation for Translators)