A Comparison of 2 Corinthians 5:17

Whoever is a believer in Christ is a new creation. The old way of living has disappeared. A new way of living has come into existence.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Closest Natural Equivalence

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
King James Version (KJV)
Word-for-Word

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
New International Version (NIV)
Thought-for-Thought

When someone becomes a Christian, he becomes a brand new person inside. He is not the same anymore. A new life has begun!
The Living Bible (TLB)
Paraphrase