Genesis 1:1 Algonquin, Coptic, Hebrew

The purpose of the project is to compare the Sam Eliot Algonquin Bible to Hebrew and Coptic. The long term intent is to prepare to receive ancient records from the Ojibwe Tribe and to be better prepared for translations.

English

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Hebrew

 בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים, אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם, וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ.

Coptic

Algonquin

In

Hebrew: בְּ

Coptic: QEN. In Hieroglyphs this would be the water symbol or simply the letter N.

Algonquin: Welke (the L is questionable)

Beginning

Hebrew: רֵאשִׁית

Coptic: OvaRakaa

Algonquin: Kutchiaik?

Created

Hebrew: בָּרָא

Coptic: ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲟ

Algonquin: a ayum

God

Hebrew: אֱלֹהִים

Coptic: ⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ

Algonquin: God

Heaven

Hebrew: הַשָּׁמַיִם

Coptic: (ⲛ)ⲧⲡⲉ

Algonquin: Kefuk

And

Hebrew: וְ

Coptic: ⲛⲉⲙ

Algonquin: kah

Earth

Hebrew: הָאָרֶץ

Coptic: (ⲡ)ⲕⲁϩⲓ

Algonquin: onke

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