I am the truth, the way and the life

14:27 Aug 15, 2000
Portuguese to Latin translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: I am the truth, the way and the life
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Laura Gentili
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Explanation:
The original expression is "I am the way, the truth and the life" in English. Therefore, be careful, the Portuguese version may in fact be as you put it, just like 'black and white'
is 'branco e preto' in Portuguese.

Lia Fail (X)
Spain
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Explanation:
The exact quotation from the Vulgata (Latin version of the New Testament)is:
Ego sum via et veritas et vita (Gospel of John, 14, 5). Of course, this might be a free translation from what Jesus actually said in Aramaic.

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 16:24
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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