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qui dixisti ego sum via,veritas et vita

English translation: This is not Spanish, it is Latin.

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17:14 Aug 29, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: qui dixisti ego sum via,veritas et vita
need to know what it means
jayne ruiz
English translation:This is not Spanish, it is Latin.
Explanation:
I am fairly confident it means:
"It is said that I am the way, truth and life."

Regards and good luck.

Luis M. Luis
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Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 03:57
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I want to thank you you for you help, I had a feeling that it was Latin, so now I am able to translate the rest of the prayer
Thank you again
Jayne Ruiz
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Summary of answers provided
naWho is the man that said I am the way, the truth and the life.Megdalina
naThis is Latin, not Spanish. Please see below.Toña Morales-Calkins
na"...Thou hast said, I am the way, the truth, and the life..."Heathcliff
naThis is not Spanish, it is Latin.
Luis Luis


  

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12 mins
This is not Spanish, it is Latin.


Explanation:
I am fairly confident it means:
"It is said that I am the way, truth and life."

Regards and good luck.

Luis M. Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 03:57
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 171
Grading comment
I want to thank you you for you help, I had a feeling that it was Latin, so now I am able to translate the rest of the prayer
Thank you again
Jayne Ruiz

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Heathcliff
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1 hr
"...Thou hast said, I am the way, the truth, and the life..."


Explanation:
The foregoing phrase is a literal translation from the Latin, which is part of John 14:6 (verse 6 in Chapter 14 of the book of John, in the New Testament of the Bible).

Tthe phrase "qui dixisti" also appears in the Latin versions of numerous prayers, e.g., "Domine Iesu Christe, qui dixisti: Petite et accipietis; quaerite et invenietis..." ("Lord Jesus Christ, Thou hast said, "Ask and you shall receive; seek and you shall find..."). However, in John 14:6, it is usually translated into English as "Jesus saith unto him...," "Jesus said to him...," or "Jesus answered...". (This answer, by the way, was to the question posed by the disciple Thomas, who asked "Lord, we know not where You are going, and how can we know the way?") -- Hope this helps!



    _Contemporary Parallel New Testament_ (Oxford University Press, 1995)
Heathcliff
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Local time: 01:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 843
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3 hrs
This is Latin, not Spanish. Please see below.


Explanation:
The phrase translates literally as "who said I am the way, the truth, and the life." The who refers to Jesus Christ, mentioned as the speaker in Latin before the phrase appears. In English, "Jesus said I am the way, the truth, and the life" is how we would put it. This is from John, chapter 14, verse 6 of the Christian Testament of the Bible.

Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
Local time: 01:57
PRO pts in pair: 12

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4 hrs
Who is the man that said I am the way, the truth and the life.


Explanation:
Sounds like a Biblical question - the answer would be IESUS. I translate only Spanish but my husband is a Latin scholar so you lucked out here!

Hope this helps! Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 79

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