Luke 17:33
Good News Translation
Those who try to save their own life will lose it; those who lose their life will save it.

Contemporary English Version
People who try to save their lives will lose them, and those who lose their lives will save them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.

New American Bible
Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will save it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Luke 9:24,25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it. . . .

Matthew 10:39 He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for me, shall find it.

Matthew 16:25 For he that will save his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for my sake, shall find it.

Mark 8:35-37 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it. . . .

John 12:25 Itself remaineth alone. But if it die it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it and he that hateth his life in this world keepeth it unto life eternal.

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil will cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried: and you shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death: and I will give thee the crown of life.

Context
The Coming of the Kingdom
32Remember Lot's wife. 33Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it. 34I say to you: In that night there shall be two men in one bed. The one shall be taken and the other shall be left.…
Cross References
Matthew 10:39
He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for me, shall find it.

Mark 8:35
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it.

Luke 9:24
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it.

Luke 17:34
I say to you: In that night there shall be two men in one bed. The one shall be taken and the other shall be left.

John 12:25
Itself remaineth alone. But if it die it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it and he that hateth his life in this world keepeth it unto life eternal.

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

Whoever may seek to save his life will lose it; but whoever will lose it will preserve it.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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