complete verse (Genesis 1:4)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 1:4:

  • Kankanaey: “When he saw that it was-light, he was satisfied/content. Then he separated what-was-light (= the light) and what-was-dark (= the darkness).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “When God saw that light it looked good. And He separated the light from the dark places.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “God was-pleased with the light that he saw. Then he separated the light and the darkness.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “God was pleased with the light. Then he made the light to shine in some places, and in other places there was still darkness.” (Source: Translation for Translators)