Daily German Verse – 6/5

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, daß er seinen eingeborenen Sohn gab, auf daß alle, die an ihn glauben, nicht verloren werden, sondern das ewige Leben haben.

In the world of Google, it is difficult to say “guess.” But, try to read it first and see if you can figure it out.

Gott = God.

Welt = World

Leben = Life

Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

5 thoughts on “Daily German Verse – 6/5

  1. I prefer the more modern:
    Denn also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, dass er seinen eingeborenen Sohn gab, auf dass jeder, der an ihn glaubt, nicht verloren gehe, sondern ewiges Leben habe.

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