17 The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.

Read 1 John 2:17 Using Other Translations

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.
And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. But anyone who does what pleases God will live forever.