Matthew 16:26-27

26 What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
27 For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done.

Matthew 16:26-27 In-Context

24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
25 For whoever wants to save their lifewill lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.
26 What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
27 For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done.
28 “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Matthew 8:20
  • 2. S Luke 17:30; John 14:3; Acts 1:11; S 1 Corinthians 1:7; S 1 Thessalonians 2:19; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; S Revelation 1:7; Revelation 22:7,12,20
  • 3. 2 Chronicles 6:23; Job 34:11; Psalms 62:12; Jeremiah 17:10; Ezekiel 18:20; Romans 2:6; 1 Corinthians 3:12-15; 2 Corinthians 5:10; Revelation 22:12