complete verse (Psalm 1:5)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Psalm 1:5:

  • West African language: “That is why God will hit them when he judges all people, he will not let them share with those who are at his back.” (Source: Jacob Loewen in The Bible Translator 1983, p. 420ff. )
  • Eastern Bru: “Arriving at the day God judges the wicked people, on that day God will sort out those wicked people from the straight good/righteous people.” (Source: Bru Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “So on the day of judgment, they will-be-punished by God and they will- not -be-joined-in with the righteous-ones.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “Therefore, wicked people will not be acquitted/will be condemned when God judges people, and furthermore, sinful people will not even be present when God gathers righteous people together,” (Source: Translation for Translators)