complete verse (Genesis 4:6)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 4:6:

  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon God talked-to him and said, ‘Why are you (sing.) looking-sullen in your anger?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Then the LORD said to him — ‘Why are you angry? Why is your face [so] dark?'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So the LORD asked him, ‘What are- you -angry-about? Why are you frowning/sulking?” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Yahweh said to Cain, ‘You should not be angry!/Why are you angry? You should not scowl like that!/Why do you scowl like that?” (Source: Translation for Translators)