How can I translate "for those I love I will sacrifice" to Latin? I got several different answers from different sources:
- prō meīs nihil nōn patiar
- prō dīlēctīs nihil nōn patiar
- Iillis quos amo deserviam
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Here are what those sentences literally mean:
prō meīs nihil nōn patiar
"For the sake of mine and my own, there's nothing I won't endure."
prō dīlēctīs nihil nōn patiar
"For the sake of the beloved ones [i.e. the ones I love], there's nothing I won't endure"
Iillis quos amo deserviam
"I will be utterly devoted to the people whom I love."
Out of the three, I like the first one best. It's elegantly-put and has a very nice rhythm to it; I certainly couldn't do better than that myself.