Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He that finds his life shall lose it: and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.

New American Standard Bible

"He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.

King James Version

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.

Holman Bible

Anyone finding his life will lose it, and anyone losing his life because of Me will find it.

International Standard Version

The one who finds his life will lose it, and the one who loses his life because of me will find it."

A Conservative Version

He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life because of me will find it.

American Standard Version

He that findeth his life shall lose it; and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.

Amplified

Whoever finds his [ lower] life will lose it [the higher life], and whoever loses his [lower] life on My account will find it [the higher life].

An Understandable Version

The person who finds [everything to satisfy him in] this life [here on earth] will lose [never ending life]. But the person who [is willing to] lose [the comforts and security of] this life [here on earth] for my sake [i.e., in loyal service to me] will find it [i.e., never ending life]. [See Mark 10:29-30]

Anderson New Testament

He that finds his life shall lose it; and he that loses his life for my sake, shall find it.

Bible in Basic English

He who has the desire to keep his life will have it taken from him, and he who gives up his life because of me will have it given back to him.

Common New Testament

He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that would preserve his life, shall lose it: and he that exposeth his life for my sake, shall save it.

Darby Translation

He that finds his life shall lose it, and he who has lost his life for my sake shall find it.

Godbey New Testament

The one having found his soul shall lose it; and the one losing his soul for my sake shall find it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever gains his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will gain it.

John Wesley New Testament

He that findeth his life, shall lose it; and he that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it. He that entertaineth you, entertaineth me;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.

Julia Smith Translation

He finding his soul shall lose it; and he having lost his soul for my sake shall find it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who finds his life will lose it, and the one who loses his life because of me will find it.

Modern King James verseion

He who finds his life shall lose it. And he who loses his life for My sake shall find it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it.

Moffatt New Testament

He who has found his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

Montgomery New Testament

"He who has saved his life shall lose it; and he who has lost his life for my sake shall find it.

NET Bible

Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life because of me will find it.

New Heart English Bible

He who seeks his life will lose it; and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

Noyes New Testament

He that findeth his life will lose it; and he that loseth his life for my sake will find it.

Sawyer New Testament

He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.

The Emphasized Bible

He that hath found his life, shall lose it, - and, he that hath lost his life, for my sake, shall find it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that preserveth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall preserve it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who has found his life will lose it, while he who, for my sake, has lost his life shall find it.

Webster

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it.

Weymouth New Testament

To save your life is to lose it, and to lose your life for my sake is to save it.

Williams New Testament

Anybody who gains his lower life will lose the higher life, and anybody who loses his lower life for my sake will gain the higher life.

World English Bible

He who seeks his life will lose it; and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

Worrell New Testament

"He that finds his life shall lose it; and he that loses his life for My sake shall find it.

Worsley New Testament

He that would save his life shall lose it; and he, that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it.

Youngs Literal Translation

'He who found his life shall lose it, and he who lost his life for my sake shall find it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62
Usage: 62

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

it

Usage: 0

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

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

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Acknowledging Christ

38 And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me. 39  He that finds his life shall lose it: and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it. 40 He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives him that sent me.



Cross References

Luke 17:33

Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.

John 12:25

He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Matthew 16:25-26

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Mark 8:35-36

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.

Luke 9:24

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

Philippians 1:20-21

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which you will suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and you shall have tribulation ten days: be faithful unto death, and I will give you a crown of life.

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