complete verse (Genesis 6:20)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 6:20:

  • Kankanaey: “Also cause-to-enter (you-pl) pairs of all kinds of animals and flying-things, including slithering-things and crawling-things, so that they will have a way to live.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “All kinds of birds who live on earth, all kinds of cattle, and all kinds of creeping [animals] one pair, one pair will come with you to be kept alive.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Two of every kind of all the animals who will-come-near to you in-order to live — the animals that fly, the (ones-that) walk, and the (ones-that) crawl.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Two of every kind of creature will come to youin order that by your putting them in the boat* you will keep them alive. They will include two of each kind of bird and each kind of animal and each kind of creature that scurries across the ground.” (Source: Translation for Translators)