complete verse (Genesis 44:1)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 44:1:

  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, Jose ordered the slave who was in-charge-of his house and he said, ‘Fill their sacks with food and put-on-top the money of each one in his sack.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Joseph gave an order to the chief of the workers in his house — ‘In all their sacks put as much grain as they can take, then in the mouths of all [their] sacks put their silver.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Now, Jose commanded the steward of his house. He said, ‘Fill with food the sacks of the siblings/(brothers) according-to (what) they can-carry, and put the money which they paid in their sacks.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “When his brothers were ready to return home, Joseph said to the man who was in charge of things in his house, ‘Fill the sacks of those men with as much grain as they can carry on their donkeys. And put in the top of each man’s sack the silver that he paid for the grain.” (Source: Translation for Translators)