(51-54) The believer's triumph over death and the grave, An exhortation to diligence. When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.”. If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptized for them? 1 Corinthians 15:58 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Corinthians 15:58, NIV: "Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm.Let nothing move you. And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour? Burying the dead, is like committing seed to the earth, that it may spring out of it again. 21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. 12:11; Eph. 22 For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. 3:5; Phil. The works of creation and providence daily teach us to be humble, as well as to admire the Creator's wisdom and goodness. 2 By this gospel you are saved,(C) if you hold firmly(D) to the word I preached to you. 55 O death, where is thy sting? let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die. And hence death is terrible to the unbelieving and the impenitent. How foolish! I tell you a mystery. The former objection is that of those who opposed the doctrine, the latter of curious doubters. 1:11], Ps. Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. 5:1, 3; 1 Pet. Death may seize a believer, but it cannot hold him in its power. 31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. For the trumpet will sound,(CK) the dead(CL) will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. (CB) 49 And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man,(CC) so shall we[g] bear the image of the heavenly man. With what kind of body do they come?” 36 You foolish person! 29 Otherwise, what do people mean by being baptized on behalf of the dead? For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. 1 Corinthians 15:10 Context. Let nothing move you. 45 Thus it is written, (BB)“The first man Adam became a living being”;[e] (BC)the last Adam became a (BD)life-giving spirit. 41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die: And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain: But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every seed his own body. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. (20-34) Objections against it answered. Then shall we rejoice in the completion of his undertaking, that God may receive the whole glory of our salvation, that we may for ever serve him, and enjoy his favour. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. King James Version Update. 9:26; Zech. 12 Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? There is a variety of glory among heavenly bodies. Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Those who own a God and a providence, and observe how unequal things are in the present life, how frequently the best men fare worst, cannot doubt as to an after-state, where every thing will be set to rights. But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers and sisters at the same time, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep. The first. And to abound in the work of the Lord, always doing the Lord's service, and obeying the Lord's commands. 12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead,(AA) how can some of you say that there is no resurrection(AB) of the dead? And they must be in a worse condition than the rest of mankind, especially at the time, and under the circumstances, in which the apostles wrote; for then Christians were hated and persecuted by all men. John 3:28,29 Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him…. Death never shall appear in the regions to which our Lord will bear his risen saints. (BN) 39 Not all flesh is the same: People have one kind of flesh, animals have another, birds another and fish another. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. 30 Why are we (AN)in danger every hour? 8 And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. And the body follows the state of the soul. 56:12; Luke 12:19], John 5:21; [John 6:33, 39, 40, 54, 57; Rom. 26 The last enemy to be (AJ)destroyed is death. 1 Corinthians 15:3 Or you at the first; 1 Corinthians 15:5 That is, Peter; 1 Corinthians 15:27 Psalm 8:6; 1 Corinthians 15:32 Isaiah 22:13; 1 Corinthians 15:33 From the Greek poet Menander; 1 Corinthians 15:45 Gen. 2:7; 1 Corinthians 15:49 Some early manuscripts so let us; 1 Corinthians 15:54 Isaiah 25:8; 1 Corinthians 15:55 Hosea 13:14 11 Therefore whether it were I or they, so we preach, and so ye believed. But each in turn: Christ, the firstfruits; then, when he comes, those who belong to him. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. And must not faith in Christ be vain, and of no use, if he is still among the dead? 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. Nothing is more loathsome than a dead body. My, mine. To God all things are possible. ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size Softcover, ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Navy Blue. Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand.