complete verse (Genesis 7:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 7:2:

  • Kankanaey: “Also cause-to-enter (you-pl) those-who-pair-together among all kinds of animals which are counted/considered as filthy. As for those which are counted/considered as clean by-contrast, cause-to-enter seven-each that pair-together.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Bring along seven pairs of animals, male and female, all clean, and only one pair of unclean animals.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “[You (sing.)] bring/[take] seven pairs of every kind of clean animals, but only one pair of every kind of not clean animal.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Take with you seven pairs of every kind of animal that I have said I will accept for sacrifices. Take seven males and seven females. Also take a male and a female from every kind of animal that I have said that I will not accept for sacrifices.” (Source: Translation for Translators)