complete verse (Genesis 47:31)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 47:31:

  • Kankanaey: “Then Jacob said, ‘Swear that you (sing.) will fulfill-it.’ And Jose swore, then Jacob knelt at the head-end of his bed and thanked God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Once more Israel said — ‘Give me [your] promise.’ Joseph gave [his] promise. Then Israel bowed down over the head of his bed.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then Jacob said, ‘[You (sing.)] swear to me that you (sing.) will- surely -fulfill-it.’ So Jose swore to him. Then Jacob knelt down on his thing-to-lay-down-on to give-thanks to God.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Jacob said, ‘Swear/Solemnly promise to me that you will do it!’ So Joseph swore to do it. Then Jacob turned over in bed, bowed his head, and worshiped God.” (Source: Translation for Translators)