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Verses We Love – a Comparison of Acts 18:9-10

Acts 18:9-10

One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Don’t be afraid to speak out! Don’t be silent! I’m with you. No one will attack you or harm you. I have many people in this city.”
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)

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Now the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent; for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.”
New King James Version (NKJV)
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)

One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent; for I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to harm you, for there are many in this city who are my people.”
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)

One night Paul had a vision in which the Lord said to him, “Do not be afraid, but keep on speaking and do not give up, for I am with you. No one will be able to harm you, for many in this city are my people.”
Good News Translation (GNT)
Paraphrase (Retelling)

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