1 Corinthians 15:45
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.

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

Contemporary English Version
The first man was named Adam, and the Scriptures tell us that he was a living person. But Jesus, who may be called the last Adam, is a life-giving spirit.

Good News Translation
For the scripture says, "The first man, Adam, was created a living being"; but the last Adam is the life-giving 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,
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 from the dust of the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the 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 into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Romans 5:12-14
Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: …

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 unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water…

John 5:21,25-29
For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will…







Lexicon
So
οὕτως (houtōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3779: Thus, so, in this manner. Or (referring to what precedes or follows).

it is written:
γέγραπται (gegraptai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

“The
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

first
πρῶτος (prōtos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4413: First, before, principal, most important. Contracted superlative of pro; foremost.

man
ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

Adam
Ἀδὰμ (Adam)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 76: Adam, the first man, the first parent of the human race. Of Hebrew origin; Adam, the first man; typically man.

became
Ἐγένετο (Egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

a living
ζῶσαν (zōsan)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2198: To live, be alive. A primary verb; to live.

being;”
ψυχὴν (psychēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5590: From psucho; breath, i.e. spirit, abstractly or concretely.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

last
ἔσχατος (eschatos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2078: Last, at the last, finally, till the end. A superlative probably from echo; farthest, final.

Adam
Ἀδὰμ (Adam)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 76: Adam, the first man, the first parent of the human race. Of Hebrew origin; Adam, the first man; typically man.

a life-giving
ζωοποιοῦν (zōopoioun)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2227: To make that which was dead to live, cause to live, quicken. From the same as zoon and poieo; tovitalize.

spirit.
πνεῦμα (pneuma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.
(45) And so it is written.--Better, And so it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul: the last Adam became a quickening spirit. The quotation which follows here is from Genesis 2:7, and it is the latter part of that verse which is quoted. The Rabbinical explanation of that passage was--that God breathed into man the breath of life originally, but that man became (not "was made") only a living soul, i.e., one in whom the mere human faculties held sway, and not the spirit. He became this lower thing by his own act of disobedience. Here, then, St. Paul, contrasts the two Adams--the first man and Christ--from whom we derive our natural and our spiritual natures, and our natural and spiritual bodies. The first Adam became, by his disobedience, a mere living soul, and from him we inherit that nature; the second Adam, by his obedience, became a life-giving spirit, and from Him we inherit the spiritual nature in us. The same verb which is expressed in the first clause must be understood in the second clause. The same thought is expressed in Romans 5:19.

Verse 45. - The first man Adam was made a living soul (Genesis 2:7). The last Adam. A rabbinic expression also for the Messiah. A quickening Spirit. "The Son quickeneth whom he will" (John 5:21; comp. 6:23). The best comment on the expression will be found in Romans 8:2, 11. Christ is "a quickening," i.e. a life giving, "Spirit," here mainly in the sense that we shall only be raised by "the power of his resurrection" (John 5:24, 25), but also in the sense that his Spirit dwelleth in us, and is our true Life. 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.
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