complete verse (Genesis 3:8)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 3:8:

  • Kankanaey: “When it was late-afternoon then, they heard God walking in the land where they were, and-so they hid-from (him) among the place-of-trees.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “In the evening they heard the sound of the LORD God walking around in the garden. And they stayed, chased away from God having hidden themselves with a tree.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “When (it was) already cool in the afternoon, they heard that the LORD God was-walking in the garden. So they hid among-the-trees.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Late that afternoon, when a cool breeze was blowing, they heard the sound/footsteps of Yahweh as he was walking in the park/garden. So the man and his wife hid themselves among the bushes in the park/garden, so that Yahweh God would not see them.” (Source: Translation for Translators)