complete verse (Genesis 44:33)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 44:33:

  • Kankanaey: “Therefore if possible sir, I will be the one to take-the-place of my younger-sibling to-be-enslaved to you (sing.) so that he will have a way to go-home-with the rest of his siblings.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “So here is my request — Keep me as your servant in place of him, and send him back along with his brothers.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So, sir, I only (will-be) the-(one-who) will-remain here as your (sing.) slave in exchange/instead of him, and allow him to-go-home with his siblings/(brothers).” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “‘o, please let me remain here as your slave instead of my youngest brother, and let the boy return home with his other older brothers.” (Source: Translation for Translators)