A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came so that my sheep will have life and so that they will have everything they need.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Word-for-Word (Form Equivalence)
A thief comes to steal and kill and destroy, but I came to give life—life in all its fullness.
New Century Version (NCV)
Thought-for-Thought (Function Equivalence)
A thief comes only to rob, kill, and destroy. I came so that everyone would have life, and have it in its fullest.
Contemporary English Version (CEV)