1 Corinthians 15:2
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English Standard Version
and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.

King James Bible
By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.

American Standard Version
by which also ye are saved, if ye hold fast the word which I preached unto you, except ye believed in vain.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By which also you are saved, if you hold fast after what manner I preached unto you, unless you have believed in vain.

English Revised Version
by which also ye are saved; I make known, I say, in what words I preached it unto you, if ye hold it fast, except ye believed in vain.

Webster's Bible Translation
By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached to you, unless ye have believed in vain.

Weymouth New Testament
through which also you are obtaining salvation, if you bear in mind the words in which I proclaimed it--unless indeed your faith has been unreal from the very first.

1 Corinthians 15:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

If ye keep in memory what, etc.

I see no good reason for departing from the arrangement of the A.V., which states that the salvation of the readers depends on their holding fast the word preached. Rev. reads: through which ye are saved; I make known, I say, in what words I preached it unto you, if ye hold it fast, etc. This is certainly very awkward, making Paul say that their holding it fast was the condition on which he preached it. American Rev. as A.V.

1 Corinthians 15:2 Parallel Commentaries

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ye are.

1 Corinthians 1:18,21 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God...

Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

*Gr:

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first...

2 Corinthians 2:15 For we are to God a sweet smell of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

2 Timothy 1:9 Who has saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace...

keep in memory. or, hold fast.

1 Corinthians 15:11,12 Therefore whether it were I or they, so we preach, and so you believed...

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments:

Proverbs 4:13 Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.

Proverbs 6:20-23 My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother...

Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Colossians 1:23 If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard...

2 Thessalonians 2:15 Therefore, brothers, stand fast, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or our letter.

Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Hebrews 3:6,14 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we...

Hebrews 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)

what I preached. Gr. by what speech I preached. unless.

1 Corinthians 15:14 And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.

Psalm 106:12,13 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise...

Luke 8:13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe...

John 8:31,32 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed...

Acts 8:13 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered...

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Galatians 3:4 Have you suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.

James 2:14,17,26 What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him...

Cross References
Romans 11:22
Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

1 Corinthians 11:2
Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you.

Galatians 3:4
Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?

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