If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
"Skin for skin!" Satan answered the LORD. "A man will give up everything he owns in exchange for his life.
For what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world yet lose his life?
What is a man benefited if he gains the whole world, yet loses or forfeits himself?
Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
And he said to Him, "I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship me."
For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-- whose will they be?'
" 'Son,' Abraham said, 'remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony.
Yet these cannot redeem a person or pay his ransom to God--
since the price of redeeming him is too costly, one should forever stop trying--
What can a man give in exchange for his life?