Tau Teh Ching ch 42

Beck The Way produced the One; the One produced two; two produced three; and three produced all things.
Blackney The Way begot one, And the one, two; Then the two begot three And three, all else.
Bynner Life, when it came to be, Bore one, then two, then three Elements of things; And thus the three began – Heaven and earth and man – To balance happenings:
Byrn The Tao gave birth to One. The One gave birth to Two. The Two gave birth to Three. The Three gave birth to all of creation.
Chan Tao produced the One. The One produced the two. The two produced the three. And the three produced the ten thousand things.
Cleary The Way produces one; one produces two, two produce three, three produce all beings:
Crowley The Dao formulated the One. The One exhaled the Two. The Two were parents of the Three. The Three were parents of all things.
Hansen A guide generates ‘one.’ ‘One’ generates ‘two.’ ‘Two’ generates ‘three.’ ‘Three’ generates the ten-thousand natural kinds.
LaFargue Tao produced The One The One produced Two Two produced Three Three produced the thousands of things.
Legge The Tao produced One; One produced Two; Two produced Three; Three produced All things.
Lindauer Tao gives birth to one One gives birth to two Two gives birth to three Three gives birth to the 10000 things.
LinYutan Out of Tao, One is born; Out of One, Two; Out of Two, Three; Out of Three, the created universe.
Mabry The Tao gives birth to one. One gives birth to two. Two gives birth to three, And three gives birth to all things.
McDonald Dao gave birth to the one; the one gave birth successively to two things, three things, up the everything, everybody and the whole world we know.
Merel The Way bears sensation, Sensation bears memory, Sensation and memory bear abstraction, And abstraction bears all the world;
Mitchell The Tao gives birth to One. One gives birth to Two. Two gives birth to Three. Three gives birth to all things.
Muller The Tao produces one, one produces two. The two produce the three and the three produce all things.
Red Pine The Tao gives birth to one one gives birth to two two gives birth to three three gives birth to ten thousand things
Ta-Kao Tao begets One; one begets two; two begets three; three begets all things.
Walker Nonbeing gives birth to the oneness. The oneness gives birth to yin and yang. Yin and Yang give birth to heaven, earth, and beings. Heaven, earth, and beings give birth to everything in existence.
Wieger When the Principle has emitted its virtue, the latter begins to evolve according to two alternating modalities. This evolution produces (or condenses) the median air (tenuous matter). From tenuous matter, under the influence of the two modalities yin and yang, all sentient beings are produced.
World Infinity is oneness. Infinity is the potential of all things. All things are one with Infinity. Distinguishing creates the two
Wu Tao gave birth to One, One gave birth to Two, Two gave birth to Three, Three gave birth to all the myriad things.

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