New American Standard Bible
"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
King James Bible
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
Darby Bible Translation
For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.
World English Bible
For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, and whoever will lose his life for my sake will find it.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Whosoever will save his life ... - See the notes at Matthew 10:39.
LibraryThe Divine Christ Confessed, the Suffering Christ Denied
'When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Phllippi, He asked His disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of Man am? 14. And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist; some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. 15. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? 16. And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Words with a Freshly Honed Razor-Edge.
The Great Confession - the Great Commission - the Great Instruction - the Great Temptation - the Great Decision.
Last Journey of Jesus to Jerusalem.
"He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
"For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.
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