Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it to life eternal.

New American Standard Bible

"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.

King James Version

He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Holman Bible

The one who loves his life will lose it, and the one who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

International Standard Version

The one who loves his life will destroy it, and the one who hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

A Conservative Version

He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

American Standard Version

He that loveth his life loseth it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Amplified

Anyone who loves his life loses it, but anyone who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal. [Whoever has no love for, no concern for, no regard for his life here on earth, but despises it, preserves his life forever and ever.]

An Understandable Version

The person who loves his [earthly] life will [eventually] lose it [forever], but the person who hates his life in this world will retain never ending life.

Anderson New Testament

He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it to eternal life.

Bible in Basic English

He who is in love with life will have it taken from him; and he who has no care for his life in this world will keep it for ever and ever.

Common New Testament

He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that loveth his life, shall lose it: but he that sacrifices his life in this world, shall preserve it to eternity.

Godbey New Testament

The one loving his soul shall lose it; but the one that hateth his soul in this world will preserve it unto eternal life.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

John Wesley New Testament

He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world, shall preserve it to life eternal.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Julia Smith Translation

He loving his soul shall lose it; but he hating his soul in this world, shall guard it for life eternal.

King James 2000

He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who loves his life loses it, and the one who hates his life in this world preserves it for eternal life.

Modern King James verseion

He who loves his life shall lose it. And he who hates his life in this world shall keep it to life eternal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that loveth his life shall destroy it: And he that hateth his life in this world, shall keep it unto life eternal.

Moffatt New Testament

He who loves his life loses it, and he who cares not for his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

Montgomery New Testament

He who loves his life loses it; and he who regards not his life in this world shall keep it for eternal life.

NET Bible

The one who loves his life destroys it, and the one who hates his life in this world guards it for eternal life.

New Heart English Bible

He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to eternal life.

Noyes New Testament

He that loveth his life loseth it; and he that hateth his life in this world will keep it unto everlasting life.

Sawyer New Testament

He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall preserve it to eternal life.

The Emphasized Bible

He that loveth his life, loseth it; but, he that hateth his life, in this world, unto life age-abiding, shall guard it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world, shall preserve it to life eternal.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who loves his life loses it; while he who hates his life in the present world shall preserve it for Immortal Life.

Webster

He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world, shall keep it to life eternal.

Weymouth New Testament

He who holds his life dear, is destroying it; and he who makes his life of no account in this world shall keep it to the Life of the Ages.

Williams New Testament

Whoever loves his lower life will lose the higher, but whoever hates his lower life in this world preserves the higher for eternal life.

World English Bible

He who loves his life will lose it. He who hates his life in this world will keep it to eternal life.

Worrell New Testament

He who loves his soul loses it; and he who hates his soul in this world will keep it unto life eternal.

Worsley New Testament

So he, that loveth his life, shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world, shall preserve it unto life eternal.

Youngs Literal Translation

he who is loving his life shall lose it, and he who is hating his life in this world -- to life age-during shall keep it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
ψυχή 
Psuche 
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 62
Usage: 62
Usage: 88

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

it



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

μισέω 
Miseo 
Usage: 14

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
Usage: 25

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Context Readings

Greeks Seeking Jesus

24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, it abides alone; but if it die, it bears much fruit. 25 He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it to life eternal. 26 If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.


Cross References

Matthew 10:39

He that finds his life shall lose it, and he who has lost his life for my sake shall find it.

Luke 14:26

If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;

Mark 8:35

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

Matthew 16:25

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Luke 17:33

Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.

Matthew 19:29

And every one who has left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit life eternal.

Luke 9:23-24

And he said to them all, If any one will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me;

Revelation 12:11

and they have overcome him by reason of the blood of the Lamb, and by reason of the word of their testimony, and have not loved their life even unto death.

Genesis 29:30-33

And he went in also to Rachel; and he loved also Rachel more than Leah. And he served with him yet seven other years.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

And I hated life; for the work that is wrought under the sun was grievous unto me; for all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Acts 20:24

But I make no account of my life as dear to myself, so that I finish my course, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the glad tidings of the grace of God.

Acts 21:13

But Paul answered, What do ye, weeping and breaking my heart? for I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Hebrews 11:35

Women received their dead again by resurrection; and others were tortured, not having accepted deliverance, that they might get a better resurrection;

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