Compare Matthew 11:29 in Four Translations

Matthew 11:29

Place my yoke over your shoulders, and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble. Then you will find rest for yourselves...
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)

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Accept my teachings and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in spirit, and you will find rest for your lives.
New Century Version (NCV)
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)

Take the yoke I give you. Put it on your shoulders and learn from me. I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest.
Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Paraphrase (Retelling)

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