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I was wondering how to translate the phrase?

"Strength through Faith"

thanks for your help.

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Hello,

"Strength through Faith” can be translated  as follows:

-“Per Fidem Fortitudo”
or:
-“Ex Fide Fortitudo”

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Best regards,

Maria
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Note that:

-Strength  = FORTITUDO (nominative case, 3rd.declension). FORTITUDO means just  “strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage”.

-through=PER (preposition which takes the accusative) or EX (preposition which takes the ablative)

-Faith = FIDEM (accusative of FIDES,  5th declension)  or FIDE (ablative of FIDES, 5th declension). In late Latin the noun  FIDES means "faith" as a system of belief in the Christian religion.

As you can see, Latin word order can be different from English as Latin is an inflected language where syntactical relationships are indicated by the endings of each term, not by the order of the words.

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