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To lose faith in God is to lose your guideposts.
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To lose faith in God is to lose your guide.

Sentence #398207

eng
To lose faith in God is to lose your guide.
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jpn
神への信頼を失うとは、道しるべを失うこと。
(かみ) へ の 信頼(しんらい)(うしな)う と は 、 (みち)しるべ を (うしな)う こと 。
eng
To lose faith in God is to lose your points of reference.
fra
Perdre foi en Dieu, c'est perdre tout repère.

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blay_paul
Jun 2nd 2010, 22:21
I'd like to say
"To lose faith in God is to lose your way."
but that might be a bit too loose a translation?

I don't like 'guideposts' much, but 'signposts' just doesn't seem to mean what I want it to mean there.

Second opinions welcomed.
Scott
Jun 2nd 2010, 23:29
To lose faith in God is to lose all of your Japanese tiger beetles. (thanks edict)
Scott
Jun 2nd 2010, 23:31
or maybe: to lose one's points of reference.
blay_paul
Jun 2nd 2010, 23:44
I think I'll put that in as an alternative.