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Verses We Love – a Comparison of Isaiah 53:6

Isaiah 53:6

We have all strayed like sheep. Each one of us has turned to go his own way, and the Lord has laid all our sins on him.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

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All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
New King James Version (NKJV)
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have all turned to our own way, and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)

All of us were like sheep that were lost, each of us going his own way. But the Lord made the punishment fall on him, the punishment all of us deserved.
Good News Translation (GNT)
Paraphrase (Retelling)

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