Luke 17:33
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New American Standard Bible
"Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Whoever may seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever may lose it, shall preserve it.

Luke 17:33 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

See the notes at Matthew 10:39.

Luke 17:33 Parallel Commentaries

Library
June 18 Evening
Faith as a grain of mustard seed.--MATT. 17:20. Barak said unto [Deborah], if thou wilt go with me, then I will go: but if thou wilt not go with me, then I will not go. God subdued on that day Jabin the king of Canaan.--Gideon . . . feared his father's household, and the men of the city, that he could not do it by day, . . . did it by night. And Gideon said unto God, If thou wilt save Israel by mine hand as thou hast said, . . . let me prove, I pray thee. And God did so. Thou hast a little strength,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving. When God placed the first man in paradise, his soul no doubt was so filled with a sense of the riches of the divine love, that he was continually employing that breath of life, which the Almighty had not long before breathed into him, in blessing and magnifying that all-bountiful,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Not with Outward Show
Some of the Pharisees had come to Jesus demanding "when the kingdom of God should come." More than three years had passed since John the Baptist gave the message that like a trumpet call had sounded through the land, "The kingdom of heaven is at hand." Matt. 3:2. And as yet these Pharisees saw no indication of the establishment of the kingdom. Many of those who rejected John, and at every step had opposed Jesus, were insinuating that His mission had failed. Jesus answered, "The kingdom of God cometh
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Journey to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
(Borders of Samaria and Galilee.) ^C Luke XVII. 11-37. ^c 11 And it came to pass, as they were on their way to Jerusalem, that he was passing along the borders of Samaria and Galilee. [If our chronology is correct, Jesus passed northward from Ephraim about forty miles, crossing Samaria (here mentioned first), and coming to the border of Galilee. He then turned eastward along that border down the wady Bethshean which separates the two provinces, and crossed the Jordan into Peræa, where we soon
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

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.

Mark 8:35
"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
"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.

Luke 17:34
"I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.

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.

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