1 Corinthians 9:25

English Standard Version

25 Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. (1Ti6%3A12; 2Ti2%3A5; 2Ti4%3A7; Jas1%3A12; Jud1%3A3)

New International Version

25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.

New Int. Readers Version

25 All who take part in the games train hard. They do it to get a crown that will not last. But we do it to get a crown that will last forever.

King James Version

25 And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.