complete verse (Genesis 8:20)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 8:20:

  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, Noe made an altar (loan word). Then he took one-each of all the kinds of animals and birds that were considered clean and he burned (them) on that-aforementioned altar to offer (them) to God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Noah built a place to give sacrifices for the LORD. And choosing all kinds of clean animals and birds, one by one, he sacrificed them in the fire.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Noe made an altar for the LORD. Then he took one of every kind of animals that is clean including also every kind of birds that is clean and he burnt them on the altar as a sacrifice to the LORD.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Noah built a stone altar/place for offering sacrifices to Yahweh. Then he took some of the animals that Yahweh had said were acceptable as sacrifices and killed them. Then he burned them whole on the altar.” (Source: Translation for Translators)