complete verse (Genesis 9:11)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 9:11:

  • Kankanaey: “What I promise to you, it is this. Starting-from now, I will not again flood this earth so-that all living-things will drown and all that is here will be destroyed.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “I will make a covenant with you, No living being will ever die by the coming of another flood, The earth will not be destroyed by the coming of another flood.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “‘This is my covenant to you (pl.) and to your (pl.) descendants, and to all-that live on earth including all the animals who were with you in the ark: I surely will- not -destroy again all that live by-means-of a very severe flood. And never again will- a flood like this -happen to destroy the earth.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “This is the promise that I am making to you: I will never again destroy all living creatures by a flood, or destroy everything else on the earth by a flood.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)