Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.
And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever:
So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life.
See, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil;
I call heaven and earth as witness this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live:
What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
1 Peter 3:10
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
Seek good, and not evil, that you may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as you have spoken.
For thus says the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek me, and you shall live:
Seek the LORD, and you 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.
Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favor in your 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 the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man has will he give for his life.
And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden: and Haman stood up 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 you shall not only while yet I live show me the kindness of the LORD, that I die not:
And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tested him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:19
Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:
Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.