A Comparison of Psalm 133:1

Psalm 133:1 GW

See how good and pleasant it is when brothers and sisters live together in harmony!
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!
English Standard Version (ESV)
Word-for-Word (Formal Equivalence)



How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!
New Living Translation (NLT)
Thought-for-Thought (Functional Equivalence)

How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along!
The Message (MSG)
Paraphrase (Retelling)

Visit our Bible Translation Guide for more information about the major differences between the clear, natural English of God’s Word and other translations.

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