Mark 8:35
Good News Translation
For if you want to save your own life, you will lose it; but if you lose your life for me and for the gospel, 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 and for the good news, you will save it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it.

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Esther 4:11-16 All the king's servants, and all the provinces that are under his dominion, know, that whosoever, whether man or woman, cometh into the king's inner court, who is not called for, is immediately to be put to death without any delay: except the king shall hold out the golden sceptre to him, in token of clemency, that so he may live. How then can I go in to the king, who for these thirty days now have not been called unto him? . . .

Jeremiah 26:20-24 There was also a man that prophesied in the name of the Lord, Urias the son of Semei of Cariathiarim: and he prophesied against this city, and against this land, according to all the words of Jeremiah. . . .

Matthew 10:39 He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for me, shall find it.

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

Luke 9:24 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.

John 12:25,26 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. . . .

Acts 20:24 But I fear none of these things, neither do I count my life more precious than myself, so that I may consummate my course and the ministry of the word which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered and said: What do you mean, weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:11-13 A faithful saying: for if we be dead with him, we shall live also with him. . . .

2 Timothy 4:6-8 For I am even now ready to be sacrificed: and the time of my dissolution is at hand. . . .

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 7:14 And I said to him: My Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me: These are they who are come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

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.

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Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Matthew 10:22 And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake: but he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.

Matthew 19:29 And every one that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall possess life everlasting.

Luke 6:22,23 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. . . .

John 15:20,21 Remember my word that I said to you: The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they have kept my word, they will keep yours also. . . .

Acts 9:16 For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.

1 Corinthians 9:23 And I do all things for the gospel's sake, that I may be made partaker thereof.

2 Corinthians 12:10 For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

2 Timothy 1:8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but labour with the gospel, according to the power of God.

1 Peter 4:12-16 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you. . . .


In all

1 Peter 4:10 As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

Upper ledge, ver

Mark 8:17 Which Jesus knowing, saith to them: Why do you reason, because you have no bread? Do you not yet know nor understand? Have you still your heart blinded?

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Mark 8:14 And they forgot to take bread: and they had but one loaf with them in the ship.

Mark 8:2 I have compassion on the multitude, for behold they have now been with me three days and have nothing to eat.

Context
Take up Your Cross
34And calling the multitude together with his disciples, he said to them: If any man will follow me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 35For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it. 36For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul?…
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.

Mark 8:36
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul?

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 and for the gospel will save it.

For whoever might desire to save his life will lose it, and whoever will lose his life on account of Me and of the gospel, he will save it.

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.

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

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.

For whoever is bent on securing his life will lose it, but he who loses his life for my sake, and for the sake of the Good News, will secure it.

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it; and whoever will lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it.

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