complete verse (Genesis 9:7)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 9:7:

  • Kankanaey: “Therefore don’t you be-killing but rather have-children so-that you will have a way to become-many and be-distributed on-this earth.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “Now you, making your descendants many, fill the earth.'” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “Now, you (pl.) produce-children so you (pl.) will-multiply and spread-out into the whole world.'” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “As for you, I want you to produce many children, in order that they and their descendants may live all over the earth.'” (Source: Translation for Translators)