complete verse (Genesis 47:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 47:8:

  • Kankanaey: “then the king said, ‘How-many are your (sing.) years?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “He asked Jacob — ‘How old are you? [lit.: ‘How many years do you have?’]” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “the king asked him, ‘How old (are) you (sing.)?/[lit. How-many now your (sing.) age?]'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then the king asked Jacob, ‘How old are you?'” (Source: Translation for Translators)