complete verse (Genesis 6:12)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 6:12:

  • Kankanaey: “When God saw that all/only bad is what people were doing,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “When God looked at the earth He saw that all who lived on the earth were becoming evil and that there was only violence everywhere.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “God saw that the people on earth were- very -wicked because what they were-doing was entirely wickedness.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “God was dismayed when he saw how evil people were, because everyone (OR, all living creatures) had begun to behave in an evil way.” (Source: Translation for Translators)
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