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Luke 9:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For what shall a man profit if he shall have gained the whole world, and have destroyed, or come under the penalty of the loss of himself?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For what doth a man profit, who hath gained the whole world, but hath lost, or been made to forfeit, himself?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost or having forfeited himself?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world and lose himself and cast away himself?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For what is a man aduantaged, if hee gaine the whole world, and lose himselfe, or be cast away?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For what is helped a son of man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his soul, or perish?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For, what will a man be profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose his life or be deprived [of it]?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 1063
{1063} Prime
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
what 5101
{5101} Prime
Probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogitive pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions).
is y5623
[5623] Standard
From the same as G5622; to be useful, that is, to benefit.
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
a man 444
{0444} Prime
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
advantaged, 5623
{5623} Prime
From the same as G5622; to be useful, that is, to benefit.
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
if he gain 2770
{2770} Prime
From G2771; to gain (literally or figuratively).
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
whole 3650
{3650} Prime
A primary word; 'whole' or 'all', that is, complete (in extent, amount, time or degree), especially (neuter) as noun or adverb.
world, 2889
{2889} Prime
Probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, that is, decoration; by implication the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively [morally]).
and 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
lose 622
{0622} Prime
From G0575 and the base of G3639; to destroy fully (reflexively to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively.
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
himself, 1438
{1438} Prime
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
or 2228
{2228} Prime

A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.
be cast away? 2210
{2210} Prime
From G2209; to injure, that is, (reflexively or passively) to experience detriment.
<5685> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 215
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 4:5-7 And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. ... If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
Luke 12:19-21 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, [and] be merry. ... So [is] he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
Luke 16:24-25 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. ... But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
Psalms 49:6-8 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; ... (For the redemption of their soul [is] precious, and it ceaseth for ever:)
Matthew 16:26 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?
Mark 8:36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Mark 9:43-48 And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: ... Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Acts 1:18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.
Acts 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.
2 Peter 2:15-17 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam [the son] of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; ... These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
Revelation 18:7-8 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. ... Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong [is] the Lord God who judgeth her.

Or, as in the parallel passage, την ψυχην (πσψχην) [Strong's G5590], αυτου [Strong's G0847], "his soul," or life.


Matthew 13:48 Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
Matthew 13:50 And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
1 Corinthians 9:27 But I keep under my body, and bring [it] into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
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Ps 49:6. Mt 13:48, 50; 16:26. Mk 8:36; 9:43. Lk 4:5; 12:19; 16:24. Ac 1:18, 25. 1Co 9:27. 2P 2:15. Rv 18:7.

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