complete verse (Genesis 50:21)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 50:21:

  • Kankanaey: “There is no reason-for- your -being-afraid, because it’s-all-right, I will take-care-of you and your children.’ Those were the good words that Jose told them so-that their minds would become-peaceful.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “So do not fear. I will feed and care for you and your children.’ In this way he gave encouragement to his elder brothers.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So [you (pl.)] do- not -be-afraid. I will-provide- food -for you (pl.) as-well-as for your (pl.) children.’ Jose reassured them and their feelings settle-down.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So I say again, do not be afraid! I will make sure that you and your children have enough to eat.’ In that way he reassured them and made made them feel much better.” (Source: Translation for Translators)