complete verse (Genesis 49:14)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 49:14:

  • Newari: “‘Issachar is a strong donkey, he will be lying down between two loads.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “‘You (sing.) Isacar, you are like a strong donkey but just lying-down-with-legs-bent-under in the dwelling-place of sheep.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Issachar, your descendants will be like strong donkeys that are lying down on the ground between their loads, so tired that they cannot get up!” (Source: Translation for Translators)