Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits his own self?

New American Standard Bible

"For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

What is a man benefited if he gains the whole world, yet loses or forfeits himself?

International Standard Version

What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?

A Conservative Version

For what is a man benefited, having gained the whole world, but having lost or having forfeited himself?

American Standard Version

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self?

Amplified

For what does it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and ruins or forfeits (loses) himself?

An Understandable Version

For what is a person benefited if he gains the whole world [i.e., of material things] and [yet] loses [his spiritual life] or gives himself up [to spiritual ruin]?

Anderson New Testament

For what will it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and destroy himself, or be lost?

Bible in Basic English

For what profit will a man have if he gets all the world, but undergoes loss or destruction himself?

Common New Testament

For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?

Daniel Mace New Testament

what advantage is it for a man to have gain'd the whole world, if he himself runs into utter loss and ruin?

Darby Translation

For what shall a man profit if he shall have gained the whole world, and have destroyed, or come under the penalty of the loss of himself?

Godbey New Testament

For what is a man profited, gaining the whole world, and losing or forfeiting himself?

Goodspeed New Testament

What good does it do a man to gain the whole world and lose or forfeit himself?

John Wesley New Testament

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whble world, and lose himself, or be cast away?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself?

Julia Smith Translation

For what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost himself, or having been damaged?

King James 2000

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or suffer loss?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For what is a person benefited [if he] gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself?

Modern King James verseion

For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world and loses himself, or is cast away?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For what shall it advantage a man, to win the whole world, if he lose himself: or run in damage of himself?

Moffatt New Testament

What profit will it be for a man to gain the whole world and lose or forfeit himself?

Montgomery New Testament

"For what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose or forfeit himself?

NET Bible

For what does it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself?

New Heart English Bible

For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits his own self?

Noyes New Testament

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit himself?

Sawyer New Testament

For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world and destroys himself, or loses his life?

The Emphasized Bible

For what doth a man profit, who hath gained the whole world, but hath lost, or been made to forfeit, himself?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For what advantage hath a man in gaining all the would, if he destroy himself, or be punished with the loss of life?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What good does it do a man if, when he has gained the whole world, he has lost or forfeited himself?

Webster

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?

Weymouth New Testament

Why, what benefit is it to a man to have gained the whole world, but to have lost or forfeited his own self.

Williams New Testament

For what benefit will it be to a man to gain the whole world and lose or forfeit himself?

Worrell New Testament

For what is a man profited, in having gained the whole world, but having lost or forfeited himself?

Worsley New Testament

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be destroyed?

Youngs Literal Translation

for what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost or having forfeited himself?

Interlinear

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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is
ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

if he gain
κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
gain, win, get gain, vr gain
Usage: 9

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

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

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

Context Readings

Taking Up One's Cross To Follow Jesus

24 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same will save it. 25 For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits his own self? 26 For whoever will be ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of Man be ashamed, when he comes in his glory, and the glory of the Father, and of the holy angels.


Cross References

Psalm 49:6-8

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches --

Matthew 13:48

which, when it was filled, they drew up on the beach. They sat down, and gathered the good into containers, but the bad they threw away.

Matthew 13:50

and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."

Matthew 16:26

For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Mark 8:36

For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

Mark 9:43-48

If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire,

Luke 4:5-7

The devil, leading him up on a high mountain, showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

Luke 12:19-21

I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'

Luke 16:24-25

He cried and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue! For I am in anguish in this flame.'

Acts 1:18

Now this man obtained a field with the reward for his wickedness, and falling headlong, his body burst open, and all his intestines gushed out.

Acts 1:25

to take part in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas fell away, that he might go to his own place."

1 Corinthians 9:27

but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.

2 Peter 2:15-17

forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of wrongdoing;

Revelation 18:7-8

However much she glorified herself, and grew wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning. For she says in her heart, 'I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will in no way see mourning.'

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