A Comparison of Philippians 4:13

Philippians 4:13 GW

I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me.
GOD’S WORD Translation
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
King James Version
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
New International Version
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)

…I can do everything God asks me to with the help of Christ who gives me the strength and power.
The Living Bible
Paraphrase (Retelling)

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