New Living Translation
If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your life go, you will save 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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:33 The sense of this and the following verse s is, Yet as great as the danger will be, do not seek to save your life by violating your conscience: if you do, you will surely lose it: whereas if you should lose it for my sake, you shall be paid with life everlasting. But the most probable way of preserving it now, is to be always ready to give it up: a peculiar Providence shall then watch over you, and put a difference between you and other men.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Luke xvii. 3, "If Thy Brother Sin, Rebuke Him," Etc. , Touching the Remission of Sins.
Delivered at the Table of St. Cyprian, in the presence of Count Boniface. 1. The Holy Gospel which we heard just now as it was being read, has admonished touching the remission of sins. And on this subject must ye be admonished now by my discourse. For we are ministers of the word, not our own word, but the word of our God and Lord, whom no one serves without glory, whom no one despises without punishment. He then the Lord our God, who abiding with the Father made us, and having been made for us, …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
The Necessity of Increased Faith
The Ten Lepers
If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it.
If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake and for the sake of the Good News, you will save it.
If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.
That night two people will be asleep in one bed; one will be taken, the other left.
Those who love their life in this world will lose it. Those who care nothing for their life in this world will keep it for eternity.
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