Luke 17:31-33 The Message (MSG)
“When the Day arrives and you’re out working in the yard, don’t run into the house to get anything. And if you’re out in the field, don’t go back and get your coat. Remember what happened to Lot’s wife! If you grasp and cling to life on your terms, you’ll lose it, but if you let that life go, you’ll get life on God’s terms.
Luke 17:33 New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 (NASB1995)
Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
Luke 17:33 New Living Translation (NLT)
If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your life go, you will save it.
Luke 17:33 King James Version (KJV)
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.
Luke 17:33 New Century Version (NCV)
Those who try to keep their lives will lose them. But those who give up their lives will save them.
Luke 17:33 American Standard Version (ASV)
Whosoever shall seek to gain his life shall lose it: but whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.
Luke 17:33 New International Version (NIV)
Whoever tries to keep their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life will preserve it.
Luke 17:33 New King James Version (NKJV)
Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
Luke 17:33 Amplified Bible (AMP)
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].
Luke 17:33 The Passion Translation (TPT)
All who are obsessed with being secure in life will lose it all—including their lives. But those who let go of their lives and surrender them to me will discover true life.