complete verse (Genesis 47:30)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 47:30:

  • Kankanaey: “I want you (sing.) to take-me to the burial-place of my ancestors and bury-me there so-that I will be joined/added to them.’ Jose said answering, ‘Yes father, I will do that which you (sing.) are-requesting.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After I die, take me from here [and] bury me in the place where my father and grandfathers are buried.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When I die, bury me in the burial-place of my ancestors.’ Jose replied, ‘I will-obey what you (sing.) said.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Instead, take my body out of Egypt, and bury it in Canaan where my ancestors are buried.’ Joseph replied, ‘I will do that.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)