Luke 9:24
Good News Translation
For if you want to save your own life, you will lose it, but if you lose your life for my sake, you will save it.

Contemporary English Version
If you want to save your life, you will destroy it. But if you give up your life for me, you will save it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it.

Luke 17:33 Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.

Acts 20:23,24 Save that the Holy Ghost in every city witnesseth to me, saying: That bands and afflictions wait for me at Jerusalem. . . .

Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead raised to life again. But others were racked, not accepting deliverance, that they might find a better resurrection.

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil will cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried: and you shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death: and I will give thee the crown of life.

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of the testimony: and they loved not their lives unto death.

Context
Take Up Your Cross
23And he said to all: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. 24For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it. 25For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world and lose himself and cast away himself?…
Cross References
Matthew 10:39
He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for me, shall find it.

Luke 17:33
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.

John 12:25
Itself remaineth alone. But if it die it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it and he that hateth his life in this world keepeth it unto life eternal.

Additional Translations
For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it.

For whoever might desire to save his life will lose it; but whoever might lose his life on account of me, he will save it.

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

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

for whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it.

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

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

For whoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake shall save it.

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same will save it.

for whoever may will to save his life, shall lose it, and whoever may lose his life for my sake, he shall save it;
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