complete verse (Genesis 2:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 2:8:

  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, there was a good/nice land that God had prepared to be the residing-place of the person he had made. That land, it was at Eden which is located-toward the east (lit. coming-out of the sun).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The LORD God made a garden toward the east in a place called Eden. He then put there the man whom he had made.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Then the LORD God made the garden in Eden, in the east side, and there he caused-to-live/dwell the man that he had-made.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Yahweh God made a park/garden in a place named Eden, which was east of the land of Canaan, and he put there the man that he had created.” (Source: Translation for Translators)