Mark 8:36
Good News Translation
Do you gain anything if you win the whole world but lose your life? Of course not!

Contemporary English Version
What will you gain, if you own the whole world but destroy yourself?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul?

New American Bible
What profit is there for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

what.

Job 2:4 And Satan answered, and said: Skin for skin; and all that a man hath, he will give for his life:

Psalm 49:17 For when he shall die he shall take nothing away; nor shall his glory descend with him.

Psalm 73:18-20 But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. . . .

Matthew 4:8-10 Again the devil took him up into a very high mountain, and shewed him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them, . . .

Matthew 16:26 For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his own soul? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?

Luke 9:25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world and lose himself and cast away himself?

Luke 12:19,20 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer. . . .

Luke 16:19-23 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. . . .

Philippians 3:7-9 But the things that were gain to me, the same I have counted loss for Christ. . . .

Revelation 18:7,8 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see. . . .

profit.

Job 22:2 Can man be compared with God, even though he were of perfect knowledge?

Malachi 3:14 And you have said: What have we spoken against thee? You have said: He laboureth in vain that serveth God, and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinances, and that we have walked sorrowful before the Lord of hosts?

Romans 6:21 What fruit therefore had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death.

Hebrews 11:24-26 By faith Moses, when he was grown up, denied himself to be the son of Pharao's daughter: . . .

James 1:9-11 But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation: . . .

Context
Take up Your Cross
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? 37Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul:…
Cross References
Matthew 16:26
For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his own soul? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?

Mark 8:35
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it.

Mark 8:37
Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul:

Additional Translations
What does it profit a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?

For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and to lose his soul?

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?

For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

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

For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul:

Why, what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?

For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
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