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?

General references

Bible References

What is

Matthew 5:29
And therefore if thy right eye cause thee to offend, pluck it out and cast it from thee; for it is better for thee that one part of thee perish, than that thy whole body should be cast into hell:
Mark 8:36
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Luke 9:25
For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be destroyed?

Gain

Matthew 4:8
Again the devil taketh Him to a very high mountain, and sheweth Him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
Luke 12:20
But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?
Luke 16:25
And Abraham said, Son, remember that thou receivedst thy good things in thy life-time, and likewise Lazarus his evils: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

Or

Mark 8:37
or what shall a man give as a ransom for his soul?

General references

Matthew 10:39
He that would save his life shall lose it; and he, that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it.
Philippians 3:7
which were once gain to me, I counted loss for Christ.