complete verse (Genesis 4:13)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 4:13:

  • Kankanaey: “When Cain heard the punishment to which God had sentenced him, he said, ‘I can’t handle (lit. not capable-of) that punishment, because it is excessively heavy.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then Cain said to the LORD — ‘This is punishment that I am not able to endure.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Cain said to the LORD, ‘This is too heavy of a punishment for me.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Cain replied, ‘You are punishing me more then I can endure.” (Source: Translation for Translators)