Compare Romans 10:17 in Four Translations

Romans 10:17 GW

So faith comes from hearing the message, and the message that is heard is what Christ spoke.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
New King James Version (NKJV)
Word-for-Word (Formal Equivalence)



So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ.
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Thought-for-Thought (Functional Equivalence)

So then, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message comes through preaching Christ.
Good News Translation (GNT)
Paraphrase (Retelling)

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1 comment

  • L. Jean Torres

    Listen and know that when speaking to God humbly, he hears u. And sees all knowing our intentions, 😉. Judge not.

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