Genesis translation in Aramaic-'In the beginning...'

The book of Genesis was originally written in Hebrew as was the most part of the Old Testament.Only the book of Ezra and Daniel were originally written in Aramaic.

The  Targum Onkelos is the Jewish Aramaic translation of the Torah,the five books of Moses ,the first five books of the Hebrew Bible ,the Pentateuch (from Greek). Targum means translation and Onkelos was the author,a Roman national who converted to Judaism. 

The first verse of the Book of Genesis called Bereishit in Aramaic follows.

ty$rbBereishit (Book of Genesis) 1:1


EnglishIn the beginning God created the heaven and the earth
:
Aramaicא בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ

transcriptionbǝrēʾšît bārāʾ ʾĕlōhîm ʾēt haššāmayim
wǝʾēt hāʾāreṣ

ty$rbBereishit (Book of Genesis) 1:2

EnglishThe earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
Aramaicוְהָאָ֗רֶץ הָֽיְתָ֥ה תֹ֨הוּ֙ וָבֹ֔הוּ וְח֖שֶׁךְ עַל־פְּנֵ֣י תְה֑וֹם וְר֣וּחַ אֱלֹהִ֔ים מְרַחֶ֖פֶת עַל־פְּנֵ֥י הַמָּֽיִם:
transcriptionbwǝhāʾāreṣ hāyǝtâ tōhû wābōhû wǝḥšek ʿal-pǝnê tǝhôm wǝrûaḥ ʾĕlōhîm mǝraḥepet ʿal-pǝnê hammāyim:

ty$rbBereishit (Book of Genesis) 1:3

EnglishAnd God said, “Let there be light,"and there was light 
Aramaicגוַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֖ים יְהִי־א֑וֹר וַֽיְהִי־אֽוֹר:
transcriptiongwayyōʾmer ʾĕlōhîm yǝhî-ʾôr wayǝhî-ʾôr:


The Syriac Aramaic translation of Genesis 1:1 from the Peshitta Tanakh.

ܒܪܵܫܝܼܬܼ ܒܪ݂ܵܐ ܐܲܠܵܗܵܐ ܝܵܬܼ ܫܡܲܝܵܐ ܘܝܵܬܼ ܐܲܪܥܵܐ

brashyutu briaʾ ʾalahaʾ yatu shmayaʾ wyatu ʾarʿaʾ



Jewish Palestinian Aramaic

מן ריש הווית מימרה ומימרה הוות לות אלהה ואלהה הו מימרה׃ הדין הווה מן ריש לות אלהה׃ כולה בה אתעבד ולבר מנה כולם אתעבד מה דאתעבד׃

mn ryš hwwyt mymrh wmymrh hwwt lwt ʾlhh wʾlhh hw mymrh hdyn hwwh mn ryš lwt ʾlhh kwlh bh ʾtʿbd wlbr mnh kwlm ʾtʿbd mh dʾtʿbd


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