Mark 8:37

Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Or what shall a man giue in exchange for his soule?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For what should a man give in exchange for his life?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And what would a man give in exchange for his life?
- Basic English Bible

for what should a man give in exchange for his soul?
- Darby Bible

Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
- Webster's Bible

For what could a man give to buy back his life?
- Weymouth Bible

For what will a man give in exchange for his life?
- World English Bible

or what chaunging schal a man yyue for his soule?
- Wycliffe Bible

Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Mark 8

  • A disciple
    "And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation." If it was an unworthy generation when Jesus was here, with all their hatred and hostility and contradiction against Him; what does THIS dried out old rotten tree think that God should care to give any of them a sign? What blindness!
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 8:35 for whosoever -- will save his life -- shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his life for -- my sake and the gospels -- the same shall save it *** COLOSSIANS 1:5 for the hope which is laid up for you in heaven whereof you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel *** JOHN 5:34 but I receive not testimony from man but these things --- I SAY --- that you might be saved ***
  • BSP
    Verse 2: Jesus had true compassion for the crowd and it moved him to fulfill their need for food.
  • Ren
    @ Allotey Study your Bible faith comes from hearing
  • A servant
    Harden not your heart but believe in Him who has power over you, who can save and who can tthrust into hell. Yea, fear him for the devil rules on earth. God is in control and Jesus is not on walking amongst us on earth. He was hear to establish the Truth about life and death. Now it is up to us. Our faith is up to us, what we say, what we do, who we are is up to us! God has establised TRUTH
  • A disciple
    "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" (cont.) Keeping in the context of the Lord's teaching here; what is profitable for us is to save our souls through God's mercy and grace, and not have false beliefs concerning this life's worth. This world IS NOT God's final and very good plan for us for eternity; and its real condition is seen by the cross.

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