complete verse (Genesis 45:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 45:8:

  • Kankanaey: “It is emphatically not you who sent me here but rather God. He also caused- me -to-become the highest official of the king so that I would be the one to rule-over the other officials and this entire country.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “So it was not you who sent me here, it was God. He has made me a great person in Pharaoh’s palace, and the head of the land of Egypt.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So, you (pl.) (were) not the-(one-who) sent me here but rather God. He made me an adviser to the king of Egipto and ruler of his household, and ruler of the entire Egipto.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Therefore, it was not you who sent me here; it was God who sent me here! He has caused me to become like a father to the king. I am in charge of everything in his palace and the governor of everyone in Egypt!” (Source: Translation for Translators)