complete verse (Genesis 7:23)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 7:23:

  • Kankanaey: “because God punished them. The only-ones who were excluded, plural Noe and those that were-added-to/joined them in the ark.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The LORD annihilated all the people, the domesticated animals, the animals that creep on the ground and the birds on the earth.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “All the people and all the animals on the earth were-destroyed. Only Noe and his companions inside the ship did- not -die.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “God destroyed every living creature: People and animals and creatures that scurry across the ground and birds. Only Noah and those who were in the boat with him remained alive.” (Source: Translation for Translators)