Luke 17:33
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English Standard Version
Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will keep it.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Shall preserve (ζωογονήσει)

Only here and Acts 7:19. Originally to engender; thence to produce alive or endue with life, and so to preserve alive. Wyc., shall quicken it.

Luke 17:33 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 9:24,25 For whoever will save his life shall lose it: but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it...

Matthew 10:39 He that finds his life shall lose it: and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.

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

Mark 8:35-37 For whoever will save his life shall lose it; but whoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it...

John 12:25 He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it to life eternal.

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...

Cross References
Matthew 10:39
Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Mark 8:35
For whoever would 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 would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

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

John 12:25
Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

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