complete verse (Genesis 8:8)

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

  • Kankanaey: “He also released a dove so that that’s how-he-would-know when the water went-down,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “After that Noah sent out a dove to see whether the water had subsided yet or not.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Noe also released a dove so-that he would-know if the water dried-up/subsided,” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Then Noah sent out a dove to find out if the water had all receded on the ground.” (Source: Translation for Translators)