1 Corinthians 15:45
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New International Version
So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam, a life-giving spirit.

New Living Translation
The Scriptures tell us, "The first man, Adam, became a living person." But the last Adam--that is, Christ--is a life-giving Spirit.

English Standard Version
Thus it is written, “The first man Adam became a living being”; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Berean Study Bible
So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being;" the last Adam a life-giving spirit.

Berean Literal Bible
So also it has been written: "The first man Adam became into a living soul;" the last Adam into a life-giving spirit.

New American Standard Bible
So also it is written, "The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

King James Bible
And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So it is written: The first man Adam became a living being; the last Adam became a life-giving Spirit.

International Standard Version
This, indeed, is what is written: "The first man, Adam, became a living being." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

NET Bible
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living person"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

New Heart English Bible
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Thus also it is written: “Adam the first man was a living soul; the last Adam - The Life Giver Spirit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what Scripture says: "The first man, Adam, became a living being." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

New American Standard 1977
So also it is written, “The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL.” The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a life-giving Spirit.

King James 2000 Bible
And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a life-giving spirit.

American King James Version
And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

American Standard Version
So also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul. The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The first man Adam was made into a living soul; the last Adam into a quickening spirit.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul; the last Adam a quickening spirit.

English Revised Version
So also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul. The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Webster's Bible Translation
And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a vivifying spirit.

Weymouth New Testament
In the same way also it is written, "The first man Adam became a living animal"; the last Adam is a life-giving Spirit.

World English Bible
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Young's Literal Translation
so also it hath been written, 'The first man Adam became a living creature,' the last Adam is for a life-giving spirit,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:35-50 1. How are the dead raised up? that is, by what means? How can they be raised? 2. As to the bodies which shall rise. Will it be with the like shape, and form, and stature, and members, and qualities? The former objection is that of those who opposed the doctrine, the latter of curious doubters. To the first the answer is, This was to be brought about by Divine power; that power which all may see does somewhat like it, year after year, in the death and revival of the corn. It is foolish to question the Almighty power of God to raise the dead, when we see it every day quickening and reviving things that are dead. To the second inquiry; The grain undergoes a great change; and so will the dead, when they rise and live again. The seed dies, though a part of it springs into new life, though how it is we cannot fully understand. The works of creation and providence daily teach us to be humble, as well as to admire the Creator's wisdom and goodness. There is a great variety among other bodies, as there is among plants. There is a variety of glory among heavenly bodies. The bodies of the dead, when they rise, will be fitted for the heavenly bodies. The bodies of the dead, when they rise, will be fitted for the heavenly state; and there will be a variety of glories among them. Burying the dead, is like committing seed to the earth, that it may spring out of it again. Nothing is more loathsome than a dead body. But believers shall at the resurrection have bodies, made fit to be for ever united with spirits made perfect. To God all things are possible. He is the Author and Source of spiritual life and holiness, unto all his people, by the supply of his Holy Spirit to the soul; and he will also quicken and change the body by his Spirit. The dead in Christ shall not only rise, but shall rise thus gloriously changed. The bodies of the saints, when they rise again, will be changed. They will be then glorious and spiritual bodies, fitted to the heavenly world and state, where they are ever afterwards to dwell. The human body in its present form, and with its wants and weaknesses, cannot enter or enjoy the kingdom of God. Then let us not sow to the flesh, of which we can only reap corruption. And the body follows the state of the soul. He, therefore, who neglects the life of the soul, casts away his present good; he who refuses to live to God, squanders all he has.
Study Bible
The Resurrection Body
44It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. 45So it is written: “The first man Adam became a living being;” the last Adam a life-giving spirit. 46The spiritual, however, was not first, but the natural, and then the spiritual.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:7
Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

John 5:21
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom He wishes.

John 6:57
Just as the living Father sent Me and I live because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on Me will live because of Me.

Romans 5:14
Nevertheless, death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who did not sin in the way that Adam transgressed. He is a pattern of the One to come.

Romans 8:2
For in Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life has set you free from the law of sin and death.

1 Corinthians 15:46
The spiritual, however, was not first, but the natural, and then the spiritual.

Hebrews 9:14
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, purify our consciences from works of death, so that we may serve the living God!
Treasury of Scripture

And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

The first.

1 Corinthians 15:47-49 The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord from heaven…

Genesis 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed …

Romans 5:12-14 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; …

Revelation 16:3 And the second angel poured out his vial on the sea; and it became …

a quickening.

John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

John 4:10,14 Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and …

John 5:21,25-29 For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so …

John 6:33,39,40,54,57,63,68 For the bread of God is he which comes down from heaven, and gives …

John 10:10,28 The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: …

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes …

John 14:6,19 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man …

John 17:2,3 As you have given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal …

Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; …

Romans 5:17,21 For if by one man's offense death reigned by one…

Romans 8:2,10,11 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free …

Philippians 3:21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like to …

Colossians 3:4 When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall you also …

1 John 1:1-3 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we …

1 John 5:11,12 And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and …

Revelation 21:6 And he said to me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning …

Revelation 22:1,17 And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, …

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