complete verse (Genesis 45:16)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 45:16:

  • Kankanaey: “When the king and his rulers/officials heard-reported that the siblings of Jose had arrived, they were all happy,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After the news arrived in Pharaoh’s palace that Joseph’s brothers had come, Pharaoh and his officials all rejoiced.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When the news reached the palace of the king of Egipto that the siblings/(brothers) of Jose had-come/-arrived, the king and his officials were-pleased/-happy.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Someone went to the palace and told the news that Joseph’s brothers had come. The king and all his officials were pleased.” (Source: Translation for Translators)