Luke 17:33
Modern Translations
New International Version
Whoever tries to keep their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life will preserve it.

New Living Translation
If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your life go, you will save it.

English Standard Version
Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will keep it.

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

New American Standard Bible
Whoever strives to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will keep it.

NASB 1995
"Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

NASB 1977
“Whoever seeks to keep his life shall lose it, and whoever loses his life shall preserve it.

Amplified Bible
Whoever seeks to save his life will [eventually] lose it [through death], and whoever loses his life [in this world] will keep it [from the consequences of sin and separation from God].

Christian Standard Bible
Whoever tries to make his life secure will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever tries to make his life secure will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

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

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

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who try to save their lives will lose them, and those who lose their lives will save them.

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

NET Bible
Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

New King James Version
Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

King James 2000 Bible
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

New Heart English Bible
Whoever seeks to keep 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.

American King James Version
Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever shall seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life, shall preserve it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Whosoeuer will seeke to saue his soule, shall loose it: and whosoeuer shall loose it, shall get it life.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Whosoeuer wyll go about to saue his lyfe, shall loose it: and whosoeuer shall loose his lyfe, shall quicken it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Who so euer goeth aboute to saue his life, shal lose it: and who so euer shal lose it, shal saue it.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Whosoever will goo about to save his lyfe shall loose it: And whosoever shall loose his lyfe shall save it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever may seek to save his life, will lose it; and whoever may lose it, will preserve it.

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

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

Smith's Literal Translation
Whoever should seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose it, shall preserve it alive.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Whoever might seek to preserve his life will lose it; whoever will lose it will preserve it alive.

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

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever has sought to save his life, will lose it; and whoever has lost it, will bring it back to life.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Whoever chooses to save his life shall lose it, and whoever will lose his life shall find it.”

Lamsa Bible
He who desires to save his life shall lose it; and he who loses his life shall save it.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Whoever will seek to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever will lose his life, shall save it.

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

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

Mace New Testament
he that seeks to save his life, will expose it; and he that exposes his life, will 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.

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.








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