New Living Translation
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.
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.
Darby Bible Translation
for whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it.
World English Bible
For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same will save 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, he shall save it;
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9:24 Mt 16:25; Mr 8:35; Joh 12:25.
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"Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of" (Luke ix. 55). Some one has said that the most spiritual people are the easiest to get along with. When one has a little of the Holy Ghost it is like "a little learning, a dangerous thing"; but a full baptism of the Holy Spirit, and a really disciplined, stablished and tested spiritual life, makes one simple, tender, tolerant, considerate of others, and like a little child. James and John, in their early zeal, wanted to call down fire from heaven on the …
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If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it.
If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your life go, you will save it.
Those who love their life in this world will lose it. Those who care nothing for their life in this world will keep it for eternity.
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