complete verse (Genesis 2:18)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 2:18:

  • Kankanaey: “Then God said in his thoughts, ‘It is not good if this man is alone. Well-then I will make him a helper who is suitable for him.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then the LORD God said — ‘It is not good for man to live alone. I will make a friend who will help him.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then the LORD God said, ‘(It is) not good that the man is just alone, so I will-make him a companion who will-help him and is fitting/suitable for him.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Yahweh God said, ‘It is not good for this man to be alone. So I will make someone who will be a suitable partner for him.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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