complete verse (Genesis 44:9)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 44:9:

  • Kankanaey: “Go-ahead, look-for-it then. If even any of us (excl.) has the cup, you (pl.)-might-as-well kill him and cause- us (excl.) -to-become your (sing.) slaves.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “If that is found with any of your servants, kill him, and all of us will also stay [here] as your master’s servants.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “If you (sing.) find that cup among one of us (excl.), he will-be-killed and we will-become your (pl.) slaves.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “If you discover that any of us has that cup, you can execute him, and the rest of us will become your slaves.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)