New Living Translation
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?
King James Bible
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Darby Bible Translation
For what does a man profit, if he should gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
World English Bible
For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?
Young's Literal Translation
for what is a man profited if he may gain the whole world, but of his life suffer loss? or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?
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LibraryThe Threefold Cord of Jesus' Life.
Think for a moment into Jesus' human life down here. His marvellous activities for those few years over which the world has never ceased to wonder. Then His underneath hidden-away prayer-life of which only occasional glimpses are gotten. Then grouping around about that sentence of His--"I do always the things that are pleasing to Him"--in John's gospel, pick out the emphatic negatives on Jesus' lips, the "not's": not My will, not My works, not My words. Jesus came to do somebody's else will. The …
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Next the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.
If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it.
For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father and will judge all people according to their deeds.
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but are yourself lost or destroyed?
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