Luke 9:24
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English Standard Version
For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

King James Bible
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
For whoever will save his life, shall lose it: but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Will save (θέλῃ σῶσαι)

The same construction as will come after (Luke 9:23). Rev., would save.

Life (ψυχὴν)

See on soul, Mark 12:30.

Luke 9:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 17:33 Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

Acts 20:23,24 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me...

Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance...

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...

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

Cross References
Matthew 10:39
Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Luke 17:33
Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will keep it.

John 12:25
Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

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