1 Corinthians 15:21
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New International Version
For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man.

New Living Translation
So you see, just as death came into the world through a man, now the resurrection from the dead has begun through another man.

English Standard Version
For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead.

New American Standard Bible
For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead.

King James Bible
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead also comes through a man.

International Standard Version
For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead also came through a man.

NET Bible
For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead also came through a man.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Just as by a man death came, in this way also by a man the dead come to life.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Since a man brought death, a man also brought life back from death.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For since by a man came death, by a man came also the resurrection of the dead.

King James 2000 Bible
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

American King James Version
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

American Standard Version
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For by a man came death, and by a man the resurrection of the dead.

Darby Bible Translation
For since by man [came] death, by man also resurrection of [those that are] dead.

English Revised Version
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

Webster's Bible Translation
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

Weymouth New Testament
For seeing that death came through man, through man comes also the resurrection of the dead.

World English Bible
For since death came by man, the resurrection of the dead also came by man.

Young's Literal Translation
for since through man is the death, also through man is a rising again of the dead,
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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

15:20-34 All that are by faith united to Christ, are by his resurrection assured of their own. As through the sin of the first Adam, all men became mortal, because all had from him the same sinful nature, so, through the resurrection of Christ, shall all who are made to partake of the Spirit, and the spiritual nature, revive, and live for ever. There will be an order in the resurrection. Christ himself has been the first-fruits; at his coming, his redeemed people will be raised before others; at the last the wicked will rise also. Then will be the end of this present state of things. Would we triumph in that solemn and important season, we must now submit to his rule, accept his salvation, and live to his glory. 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. What shall those do, who are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? Perhaps baptism is used here in a figure, for afflictions, sufferings, and martyrdom, as Mt 20:22,23. What is, or will become of those who have suffered many and great injuries, and have even lost their lives, for this doctrine of the resurrection, if the dead rise not at all? Whatever the meaning may be, doubtless the apostle's argument was understood by the Corinthians. And it is as plain to us that Christianity would be a foolish profession, if it proposed advantage to themselves by their faithfulness to God; and to have our fruit to holiness, that our end may be everlasting life. But we must not live like beasts, as we do not die like them. It must be ignorance of God that leads any to disbelieve the resurrection and future life. 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. Let us not be joined with ungodly men; but warn all around us, especially children and young persons, to shun them as a pestilence. Let us awake to righteousness, and not sin.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 21. - By man came death (see Romans 5:12, 17; Romans 6:21, 23).

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

For since by man came death,.... The first man, by sin, was the cause of death; of its coming into the world, and upon all men, by which corporeal death is here meant; though the first man also by sin brought a moral death, or a death in sin on all his posterity; and rendered them liable to an eternal death, which is the just wages of sin; but since the apostle is treating of the resurrection of the body, a bodily death seems only intended:

by man came also the resurrection of the dead; so God, in his great goodness and infinite wisdom has thought fit, and he has so ordered it, that it should be, that as the first man was the cause of, and brought death into the world, the second man should be the cause of the resurrection of life. Christ is the meritorious and procuring cause of the resurrection of his people; he by dying has abolished death; and by rising from the dead has opened the graves of the saints, and procured their resurrection for them, obtained for them a right unto it, and made way for it: and he is the pattern and exemplar, according to which they will be raised; their vile bodies will be fashioned, and made like to his glorious body; and whereas both in life and in death they bear the image of the first and earthly man, in the resurrection they will bear the image of the second and heavenly one: he also will be the efficient cause of the resurrection; all the dead will be raised by his power, and at the hearing of his voice; though the saints only will be raised by him, in virtue of their union to him, and interest in him, being members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

21. by man … by man—The first-fruits are of the same nature as the rest of the harvest; so Christ, the bringer of life, is of the same nature as the race of men to whom He brings it; just as Adam, the bringer of death, was of the same nature as the men on whom he brought it.

1 Corinthians 15:21 Additional Commentaries
Context
The Order of Resurrection
20But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep. 21For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead. 22For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.…
Cross References
Romans 5:12
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned--

Romans 5:17
For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God's abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!
Treasury of Scripture

For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

by man came death.

1 Corinthians 15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

Romans 5:12-17 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; …

by man came also.

John 11:25 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes …

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life …

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