A Comparison of 1 Peter 2:24

1 Peter 2:24 GW

Christ carried our sins in his body on the cross so that freed from our sins, we could live a life that has God’s approval. His wounds have healed you.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)

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Christ carried our sins in his body on the cross so we would stop living for sin and start living for what is right. And you are healed because of his wounds.
New Century Version (NCV)
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)

Christ carried the burden
of our sins.
He was nailed to the cross,
so that we would stop sinning
and start living right.
By his cuts and bruises
you are healed.
Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Paraphrase (Retelling)

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