complete verse (Genesis 1:11)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 1:11:

  • Kankanaey: “Afterwards he then commanded that there-come-to-exist all kinds of what-grows on this earth, like the vegetables and the trees, those that bear-fruit/grain and those that have seeds.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “God said — ‘Let all kinds of grass, seed-bearing grain, and seed-bearing fruit plants be caused to sprout, each according to its own kind.’ And it happened just like that.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then God said, ‘Let the land grow with every-sort-of-plants: plants that have seeds and trees that bear-fruit according to their kind.’ And it happened/was-made.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then God said, ‘I want the earth to produce plants, including plants that will produce seeds and trees that will produce fruit. Each kind of tree will bear its own kind of fruit.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)