Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Bible References

What is

Matthew 5:29
And, if, thy right eye, is causing thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee, - for it profiteth thee, that, one of thy members, should perish, and not, thy whole body, be cast into gehenna.
Job 2:4
Then the accuser answered Yahweh, and said, Skin for skin, and so, all that a man hath, will he give for his life.
Mark 8:36
For, what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and be made to forfeit his life?
Luke 9:25
For what doth a man profit, who hath gained the whole world, but hath lost, or been made to forfeit, himself?

Gain

Matthew 4:8
Again, the adversary taketh him with him, into an exceeding high mountain, - and pointeth out to him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory;
Job 27:8
For what shall be the hope of the impious, though he graspeth with greed, when GOD shall draw forth his soul?
Luke 12:20
But God said unto him - Simple one! on this very night, they are asking, thy soul, from thee; The things, then, which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said - Child! remember - That thou didst duly received thy good things in thy life, and, Lazarus, in like manner, the evil things; but, now, here, he is comforted, and, thou, art in anguish.

Or

Psalm 49:7
A brother, can none of them, redeem, he cannot give unto God a ransom for himself:
Mark 8:37
For what can a man, give, in exchange for his life?

General references

Job 27:8
For what shall be the hope of the impious, though he graspeth with greed, when GOD shall draw forth his soul?
Proverbs 3:14
For better is her merchandise, than the merchandise of silver, yea, than gold, her increase;
Proverbs 16:16
To acquire wisdom, how much better than gold! and, to get hold of understanding, more choice than silver!
Ecclesiastes 3:9
What profit hath he that worketh, in that wherein, himself, hath toiled?
Matthew 10:39
He that hath found his life, shall lose it, - and, he that hath lost his life, for my sake, shall find it.
Philippians 3:7
But, whatever things, unto me, were gain, the same, have I accounted, for the Christ's sake, loss;