Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.
And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...!
And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil,
I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you: life and death have I set before you, blessing and cursing: choose then life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed,
What man is he that desireth life, and loveth days, that he may see good?
1 Peter 3:10
For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.
Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live; and so Jehovah, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye say.
For thus saith Jehovah unto the house of Israel: Seek ye me, and ye shall live.
Seek Jehovah, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.
And Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found grace in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request;
And Satan answered Jehovah and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life;
And the king in his wrath rose up from the banquet of wine, and went into the palace garden; but Haman stayed to make request for his life to Esther the queen, for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.
1 Samuel 20:14
And thou shalt not only while yet I live shew me the kindness of Jehovah, that I die not,
And lo, one coming up said to him, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have life eternal?
And behold, a certain lawyer stood up tempting him, and saying, Teacher, having done what, shall I inherit life eternal?
And as he went forth into the way, a person ran up to him, and kneeling to him asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And a certain ruler asked him saying, Good teacher, having done what, shall I inherit eternal life?
1 Timothy 6:12
Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:19
laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life.
to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
For narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it.