complete verse (Genesis 50:5)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 50:5:

  • Newari: “My father caused me to swear an oath like this — ‘I am about to die. ‘Bury me in my grave that I dug in the land of Canaan.’ So if Pharaoh gives me the order to go, I will go and come [back].'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “that he will-allow me to-bury my father in Canaan. For before he died, he had- me -swear that I would-bury him in the burial-place that he had-made in Canaan. After the burial I will-come-back immediately.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “‘When my father was about to die, he told me to solemnly promise that I would bury his body in Canaan, in the tomb that he himself had prepared. So please let me go up to Canaan and bury my father’s body. Then I will return.”” (Source: Translation for Translators)