complete verse (Psalm 1:6)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Psalm 1:6:

  • West African language: “God will show his good ways to the ones at his back, but he will let sinners follow the way to perdition.” (Source: Jacob Loewen in The Bible Translator 1983, p. 420ff. )
  • Eastern Bru: “Surely, God continues to protect/care for the straight good/righteous people, but those wicked people, surely God will destroy them.” (Source: Bru Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “For the LORD guides/leads the righteous-ones but the way-of-living of the wicked brings them to destruction.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “because he guides and protects righteous people, but the path that the wicked walk on leads them to where they will be destroyed/punished by God forever.” (Source: Translation for Translators)