GOD’S WORD Translation Comparison

Verses We Love – a Comparison of Romans 5:8

Christ died for us while we were still sinners. This demonstrates God’s love for us.
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Closest Natural Equivalence

…but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
English Standard Version (ESV)
Word-for-Word

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.
New Living Translation (NLT)
Thought-for-Thought

But God put his love on the line for us by offering his Son in sacrificial death while we were of no use whatever to him.
The Message (MSG)
Paraphrase

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