Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Whoever tries to make his life securewill lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

International Standard Version

Whoever tries to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.

A Conservative Version

Whoever will seek to save his life will lose it, and whoever will lose it will keep it alive.

American Standard Version

Whosoever shall seek to gain his life shall lose it: but whosoever shall lose his life'shall preserve it.

Amplified

Whoever tries to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve and quicken it.

An Understandable Version

Whatever person tries to gain [everything to satisfy him in] life [here on earth] will lose it [i.e., never ending life]. But whatever person [is willing to] lose [the comforts and security of] his life [here on earth] will preserve it [for eternity].

Anderson New Testament

Whoever will seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever will lose his life, shall save it.

Bible in Basic English

If anyone makes an attempt to keep his life, it will be taken from him, but if anyone gives up his life, he will keep it.

Common New Testament

Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that seeks to save his life, will expose it; and he that exposes his life, will preserve it.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

Whosoever may seek to save his soul shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose it shall find it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever tries to preserve his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

John Wesley New Testament

shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose his life, shall preserve it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever shall seek to save his soul shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose it shall cause it to live.

Julia Smith Translation

Whoever should seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose it, shall preserve it alive.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses [it] will keep it.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it, and whoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whosoever will go about to save his life, shall lose it: And whosoever shall lose his life, shall save it.

Moffatt New Testament

Whoever tries to secure his life will lose it, and whoever loses it will preserve it.

Montgomery New Testament

"Whoever seeks to keep his life shall lose it; but whoever loses it shall preserve it.

NET Bible

Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever seeks to save his life loses it, but whoever loses his life preserves it.

Noyes New Testament

Whoever shall seek to save his life will lose it; and whoever shall lose it will preserve it.

Sawyer New Testament

Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose shall save it.

The Emphasized Bible

But, whosoever shall lose it, shall give it a living birth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Whosoever seeketh to preserve his life shall lose it; and whosoever would lose it, shall preserve it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Whoever is eager to get the most out of his life will lose it; but whoever will lose it shall preserve it.

Webster

Whoever shall seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life, shall preserve it.

Weymouth New Testament

Any man who makes it his object to keep his own life safe, will lose it; but whoever loses his life will preserve it.

Williams New Testament

Whoever tries to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will preserve it.

World English Bible

Whoever seeks to save his life loses it, but whoever loses his life preserves it.

Worrell New Testament

Whosoever shall seek to gain his soul shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose it, will preserve it.

Worsley New Testament

and whosoever will venture his life, shall preserve it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoever may seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever may lose it, shall preserve it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

to save
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

his

Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37
Usage: 37

it

Usage: 0

and

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


Usage: 0

ζωογονέω 
Zoogoneo 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 17:33

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Coming Of The Son Of Man

32 "Remember Lot's wife. 33 "Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it. 34 "I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.



Cross References

Matthew 10:39

"He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.

John 12:25

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

Matthew 16:25

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.

Mark 8:35-37

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's will save it.

Luke 9:24-25

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.

Revelation 2:10

'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

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