Matthew 16:25
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 find 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 find it.

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

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

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

Esther 4:14,16 For if thou wilt now hold thy peace, the Jews shall be delivered by some other occasion: and thou, and thy father's house shall perish. And who knoweth whether thou art not therefore come to the kingdom, that thou mightest be ready in such a time as this? . . .

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.

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.

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. . . .

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
24Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 25For he that will save his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for my sake, shall find it. 26For 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?…
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.

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?

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 find it.

For whoever might desire to save his life will lose it; but whoever might lose his life on account of Me will find it.

For whoever will save his life shall lose it: and whoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For whoever will save his life, shall lose it: and whoever will lose his life for my sake, shall find it.

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

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, and whoever will lose his life for my sake will find it.

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