complete verse (Genesis 11:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 11:7:

  • Kankanaey: “Let us then go there so-that we will-cause-to-be-of-various-kinds their speech/language so-that they will not understand-one-another.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Let us go down and defeat them by causing their languages to conflict. Then they will not understand what they say to one another.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So hurry, let- us -interfere. Let- us -make- their language -different so they will- not -understand-each-other.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “So, okay/now, we will go down there and cause there to be many different languages, so that they will not be able to understand each other.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)