Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

New American Standard Bible

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.

King James Version

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Holman Bible

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it.

A Conservative Version

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever may lose his life because of me, this man will save it.

American Standard Version

For whosoever would save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Amplified

For whoever would preserve his life and save it will lose and destroy it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he will preserve and save it [ from the penalty of eternal death].

An Understandable Version

For whoever would [try to] save his life [i.e., by neglecting spiritual things] will lose it [i.e., miss out on the blessings of God]. But whoever [willingly] loses his life [i.e., in commitment to God's service] for my sake, that person will save it [i.e., obtain both temporal and spiritual blessings].

Anderson New Testament

For whoever will save his life, shall lose it; but whoever will lose his life for my sake, shall save it.

Bible in Basic English

For whoever has a desire to keep his life will have it taken from him, but whoever gives up his life because of me, will keep it.

Common New Testament

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for whoever would save his life, shall lose it: and he that would lose his life, out of love to me, shall save it.

Darby 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.

Godbey New Testament

For whosoever may wish to save his soul shall lose it; and whosoever may lose his soul for my sake, he shall save it.

Goodspeed New Testament

For whoever wants to preserve his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for me will preserve it.

John Wesley New Testament

For who|oever will save his life shall gose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For whosoever desires to save his soul shall lose it, but whosoever will lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it.

Julia Smith Translation

For whoever would wish to save his soul shall lose it: and whoever should lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it.

King James 2000

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me, this person will save it.

Modern King James verseion

For whoever will save his life shall lose it, but whoever will lose his life for My sake, he shall save it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whosoever will save his life, shall lose it. And whosoever shall lose his life, for my sake, the same shall save it.

Moffatt New Testament

for whoever wants to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake, he will save it.

Montgomery New Testament

"For whoever wills to save his life shall lose it; and whoever loses his life for my sake shall save it.

NET Bible

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

New Heart 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.

Noyes New Testament

For whoever chooseth to save his life, will lose it; and whoever loseth his life for my sake, he will save it.

Sawyer New Testament

For whoever wishes to save his life, shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life for my sake, shall save it.

The Emphasized Bible

For, whosoever intendeth, his life, to save, shall lose it; but, whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same, shall save it?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For whosoever would preserve his life shall lose it; but whosoever would lose his life for my sake, shall preserve it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, and whoever, for my sake, loses his life--that man shall save it.

Webster

For whoever will save his life, shall lose it: but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Weymouth New Testament

For whoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake shall save it.

Williams New Testament

For whoever chooses to save his lower life will lose his higher life, but whoever gives up his lower life for my sake will save his higher life.

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.

Worrell New Testament

For whosoever wishes to save his soul shall lose it; but whosoever will lose his soul for My sake, the same shall save it.

Worsley New Testament

for he that would save his life shall lose it, but he that would lose his life for my sake shall save it.

Youngs 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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62
Usage: 62

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

it

Usage: 0

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

will lose
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

for
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

my
ἐμοῦ 
Emou 
me, my, mine
Usage: 36

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

the same
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 9:24

Context Readings

Taking Up One's Cross To Follow Jesus

23 Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously, 24 because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. 25 What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?


Cross References

Luke 17:33

Whoever tries to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.

John 12:25

The one who loves his life will destroy it, and the one who hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

Acts 20:23-24

except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me.

Hebrews 11:35

Women received their dead raised back to life. Other people were brutally tortured, but refused to be ransomed, so that they might gain a better resurrection.

Revelation 2:10

Don't be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The Devil is going to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested. For ten days you will undergo suffering. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the victor's crown of life.

Revelation 12:11

Our brothers conquered him by the blood of the lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they did not cling to their lives even in the face of death.

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