4、Then the fish came alive, with his death in him, and rose high out of the water showing all his great length and width and all his power and his beauty.
10、I do not understand these things, he thought. But it is good that we do not have to try to kill the sun or the moon or the stars. It is enough to live on the sea and kill our true brothers.
11、I’m clear enough in the head, he thought. Too clear. I am as clear as the stars that are my brothers. Still I must sleep. 我的頭腦還足夠能清醒，他想。我太清醒了，清晰到就像群星是我的兄弟。所以我仍然必須睡覺。
12、“ It is not bad,” he said. “ And pain does not matter to a man.” “那還不錯，”他說，“并且，疼痛、傷痕對一個人來說不應該讓其成為問題。”
13、Now I must convince him and then I must kill him. 此刻我必須使他信服，然后我定殺了他。
14、I must hold his pain where it is, he thought. Mine does not matter. I can control mine. But his pain could drive him mad. 我一定要把握住他傷口所在之處，他想。我的傷口不是問題，我可以控制住自己，但是他的傷口會讓他發怒，失去理智。
15、Keep your head clear and know how to suffer like a man. 保持你頭腦的清醒，并且懂得如何像一個男子漢那樣承受痛苦。
16、Although it is unjust, he thought. But I will show him what a man can do and what a man endures.
17、The thousand times that he had proved it meant nothing. Now he was proving it again. Each time was a new time and he never thought about the past when he was doing it.
18、Still I would rather be that beast down there in the darkness of the sea.
19、He did not truly feel good because the pain from the cord across his back had almost passed pain and gone into a dullness that he mistrusted. But I have had worse things than that, he thought.
20、“The fish is my friend too,” he said aloud. “ I have never seen or heard of such a fish. But I must kill him. I am glad we do not have to try to kill the stars.”
21、Then he was sorry for the great fish that had nothing to eat and his determination to kill him never relaxed in his sorrow for him. How many people will he feed, he thought. But are they worthy to eat him? No, of course not. There is no one worthy of eating him from the manner of his behaviour and his great diginity.
22、I hate a cramp, he thought. It is a treachery of one’s own body. It is humiliating before others to have a diarrhoea from ptomaine poisoning or to vomit from. But a cramp, he thought of it as a calambre, humiliates oneself especially when one is alone.
23、If I were him I would put in everything now and go until something broke. But, thank God, they are not as intelligent as we who kill them; although they are more noble and more able.
24、I wonder why he jumped, the old man thought. He jumped almost as though to show me how big he was. I know now, anyway, he thought. I wish I could show him what sort of man I am. But then he would see the cramped hand. Let him think I am more man than I am and I will be so. I wish I was the fish, he thought, with everything he has against only my will and my intelligence.
25、He was comfortable but suffering, although he did not admit the suffering at all.
26、He commenced to say his prayers mechanically. Sometimes he would be so tired that he could not remember the prayer and then he would say them fast so that they would come automatically.
27、I must save all my strength now. Christ, I did not know he was so big.
28、“I ‘ll kill him though,” he said. “ In all his greatness and his glory.
29、Perhaps I should not have been a fisherman, he thought. But that was the thing that I was born for. 或許我不應該成為一個漁夫，他想。但是那是我生來的源由。
30、“ Fish,” he said softly, aloud, “ I ‘ll stay with you until I am dead.” “魚，”他柔和地說著，卻很響亮 ，“我會一直陪伴你直至我死去。”
31、He could feel the steady hard pull of the line and his left hand was cramped. It drew up tight on the heavy cord and he looked at it in disgust.
32、“What kind of a hand is that,” he said. “Cramp then if you want. Make yourself into a claw. It will do you no good.” 他能感覺到支架艱難的拉著，但是他的左手卻被夾住了。它被沉重的繩索卷住了，老人嫌惡的看著左手。
33、There is no sense in being anything but practical though, he thought. 著沒有了任何知覺……
34、I wish I could feed the fish, he thought. He is my brother. But I must kill him and keep strong to do it. Slowly and conscientiously he ate all of the wedge-shaped strips of fish. 我希望可以飼養這些魚兒，他想著。他是我的兄弟。但是我必須殺掉他，還有保證強壯的身體來處理它。憑良心，他慢慢的吃掉了所有楔形的細長的魚。
35、He looked across the sea and knew how alone he was now. But he could see the prisms in the deep dark water and the line stretching ahead and the strange undulation of the calm. The clouds were building up now for the trade wind and he looked ahead and saw a flight of wild ducks etching themselves against the sky over the water, the blurring, then etching again and he knew no man was ever alone on the sea.
36、Then he looked behind him and saw that no land was visible. That makes no difference, he thought. 然后他望向背后，卻發現，沒有一塊可以看見的陸地。他想，海洋沒有制造什麼差異，跟之前沒有什麼區別。
37、The position actually was only somewhat less intolerable; but he thought of it as almost comfortable. 實際上的方位只能稍微帶給人少許無法忍受的感覺，但他幾乎想象這是一件舒適的事情。
38、Then he thought, think of it always. Think of what you are doing. You must do nothing stupid.
39、Then he said aloud, “I wish I had the boy. To help me and to see this.” 之后他總是想著，思考著這件事。思考你在干什麼。你不能做任何愚蠢的事情。然后他大聲的說：“我希望身邊有個男孩，可以幫助我，還有可以看到這。”
40、What a great fish he is and what he will bring in the market if the flesh is good. He took the bait like a male and he pulls like a male and his fight has no panic in it. I wonder if he has any plans or if he is just as desperate as I am? 這是一個多么龐大的魚，如果到時候還新鮮的話，他就拿到市場賣了。他像一個男子漢那樣，拿著誘餌還有拉著線，無畏的搏斗著。我想知道，他是否有任何的安排，或者，他只是像我一樣，絕望了。
41、He was beautiful, the old man remembered, and he had stayed. 他很美麗，老人回憶著，還有他以前曾經逗留過。
42、It was considered a virtue not to talk unnecessarily at sea and the old man had always considered it so and respected it. But now he said his thoughts aloud many times since there was no one that they could annoy. 可以想象品德在海里就不必要說起了，而老人以前卻總是思考著，尊敬著它。可是現在，自從沒有了一個可能打攪的人，他就把那些想法高聲的說出來，好多次。
43、The tuna, the fishermen called all the fish of that species tuna and only distinguished among them by their proper names when they came to sell them or to trade them for bait, were down again.
45、He felt no strain nor weight and he held the line lightly. Then it came again. This time it was a tentative pull, not-solid nor heavy, and he knew exactly what it was. 他感覺沒有什麼拉力和重量，而輕輕的抓住魚線。之后它(指大魚)又來了。這次它僅僅拉了一會兒，不沉也不重，而他已經清楚的知道那是什麼魚了.
46、If you said a good thing, it might not happen. 如果你說出了一件好的事情，那么那件好事可能就會不出現了。(大概可以理解為“天機不可泄露”)
47、What I will do if he decides to go down, I don’t know. What I’ll do if he sounds and dies I don’t know. But I ‘ll do something. There are plenty of things I can do. 我不知道，如果他下來或者如果他倒地一聲死了，我要怎么辦。但是我知道，我會做一些事情。還有很多東西我可以做。
48、I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.
49、All my life the early sun has hurt my eyes, he thought. Yet they are still good. 生命中的旭陽刺痛了我的眼睛，他想。(據本人理解應為指早年初戀女友，那個護士的背叛)呵呵，還好這雙眼睛現在還挺好。
50、My big fish must be somewhere. 一定有屬於我的大魚在什麼地方等著。
51、The water was a dark blue now, so dark that it was almost purple. 如今的海水是深藍色的，深到幾乎成了紫色。
52、Most people are heartless about turtles because a turtle’s heart will beat for hours after he has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too and my feet and hands are like theirs. 大多數人對待(海龜、甲魚之類的動物吧)很冷酷無情，因為海龜的心會在它身體被剖開和屠殺時，被時光打敗。(此句照應“A man can be destroyed but not defeated ” “一個人可以被毀滅但是不能被打倒!”)
53、Now is no time to think of baseball, he thought. Now is the time to think of only one thing. That which I was born for. 現在沒有時間考慮棒球了，他想。此刻是只能思考一件事情的時候。那是，我生來是為了什麼。