New International Version
What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
King James Bible
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Darby Bible Translation
For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul?
World English Bible
For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
Young's Literal Translation
for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For whosoever will save his life - On this and the following verses, see Matthew 16:24, etc.
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What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.
Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
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