complete verse (Genesis 6:18)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 6:18:

  • Kankanaey: “But as for you (sing.), there-is what I will promise you (sing.). When that-aforementioned ark is finished, you (sing.) who are a married-couple (lit. spouse-unit) will enter including your children and their spouses.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “But I will bind my covenant with you. You go and stay in the ship, taking along your wife, sons and daughters.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “But I will-make an agreement with you. Now, you enter/go-inside the ship with your wife and your children including their wives.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “But I will make an agreement with you(sg): You and your wife, your sons and their wives will enter the boat.” (Source: Translation for Translators)