complete verse (Genesis 9:16)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 9:16:

  • Kankanaey: “I will-see-it-also and I will remember what I promised you and everything also that lives that there-will-not-be a flood again that is the cause-of-death of all that lives. That indeed is the sign of what I have promised to you and to all the creatures also.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “When the bow appears in heaven, seeing it I will remember the covenant that I made forever with all living beings that live upon the earth.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “If the rainbow appears in the white-clouds, I will-remember right-away my never ending covenant to all the kinds of creatures that live on the earth.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Whenever there is a rainbow in the sky, I will see it, and I will think about the promise that I have made to every living creature that is upon the earth, a promise that I will keep forever.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)