1 John 2:17
Good News Translation
The world and everything in it that people desire is passing away; but those who do the will of God live forever.

Contemporary English Version
The world and the desires it causes are disappearing. But if we obey God, we will live forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the world passeth away and the concupiscence thereof: but he that doth the will of God abideth for ever.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the world passeth away and the concupiscence thereof: but he that doth the will of God abideth for ever.

the world.

Psalm 39:6 Surely man passeth as an image: yea, and he is disquieted in vain. He storeth up: and he knoweth not for whom he shall gather these things.

Psalm 73:18-20 But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. . . .

Psalm 90:9 For all our days are spent; and in thy wrath we have fainted away. Our years shall be considered as a spider:

Psalm 102:26 They shall perish but thou remainest: and all of them shall grow old like a garment: And as a vesture thou shalt change them, and they shall be changed.

Isaiah 40:6-8 The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field. . . .

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

1 Corinthians 7:31 And they that use this world, as if they used it not. For the fashion of this world passeth away.

James 1:10,11 And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away. . . .

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow.

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

but.

Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do thy will, for thou art my God. Thy good spirit shall lead me into the right land:

Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31 Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him: The first. Jesus saith to them: Amen I say to you that the publicans and the harlots shall go into the kingdom of God before you.

Mark 3:35 For whosoever shall do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

John 7:17 If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.

Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: That you should abstain from fornication:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In all things give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you all.

Hebrews 10:36 For patience is necessary for you: that, doing the will of God, you may receive the promise.

1 Peter 4:2 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God.

abideth.

Psalm 125:1,2 A gradual canticle. They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Sion: he shall not be moved for ever that dwelleth . . .

Proverbs 10:25 As vinegar to the teeth, and smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that sent him.

John 4:14 But the water that I will give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.

John 6:58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Not as your fathers did eat manna and are dead. He that eateth this bread shall live for ever.

John 10:28-30 And I give them life everlasting: and they shall not perish for ever. And no man shall pluck them out of my hand. . . .

1 Peter 1:5,25 Who, by the power of God, are kept by faith unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time. . . .

Context
Do Not Love the World
16For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world. 17And the world passeth away and the concupiscence thereof: but he that doth the will of God abideth for ever. 18Little children, it is the last hour: and as you have heard that Antichrist cometh, even now there are become many Antichrists: whereby we know that it is the last hour.…
Cross References
Mark 3:35
For whosoever shall do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

1 Corinthians 7:31
And they that use this world, as if they used it not. For the fashion of this world passeth away.

Additional Translations
The world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God remains forever.

And the world is passing away, and its desire; but the one doing the will of God abides to the age.

And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God stays for ever.

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity.

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

And the world passeth away, and the lust of it: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

And the world, with its cravings, is passing away, but he who does God's will continues for ever.

The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.

and the world doth pass away, and the desire of it, and he who is doing the will of God, he doth remain -- to the age.
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