Mark 8:36
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English Standard Version
For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Gain - lose

See on Matthew 16:26.

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what.

Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

Psalm 49:17 For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Psalm 73:18-20 Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction...

Matthew 4:8-10 Again, the devil takes him up into an exceeding high mountain, and shows him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them...

Matthew 16:26 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?

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

Luke 12:19,20 And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have much goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry...

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

Philippians 3:7-9 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ...

Revelation 18:7,8 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she said in her heart...

profit.

Job 22:2 Can a man be profitable to God, as he that is wise may be profitable to himself?

Malachi 3:14 You have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance...

Romans 6:21 What fruit had you then in those things whereof you are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Hebrews 11:24-26 By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter...

James 1:9-11 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted...

Cross References
Matthew 16:26
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?

Mark 8:35
For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it.

Mark 8:37
For what can a man give in return for his soul?

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