1 Corinthians 15:29
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Otherwise,Ἐπεὶ
(epei)
1893: when, becausefrom epi and ei
whatτί
(ti)
5101: who? which? what?an interrog. pronoun related to tis
will thoseοἱ
(oi)
3588: thethe def. art.
doποιήσουσιν
(poiēsousin)
4160: to make, doa prim. word
who are baptizedβαπτιζόμενοι
(baptizomenoi)
907: to dip, sinkfrom baptó
for the dead?νεκρῶν
(nekrōn)
3498: deada prim. word, the same as nekus (a dead body)
Ifεἰ
(ei)
1487: sometimes used with a command or as an indirect question, etc.)a prim. particle; if, whether (a cond. part. introducing circumstances nec. for a given proposition to be true
the deadνεκροὶ
(nekroi)
3498: deada prim. word, the same as nekus (a dead body)
are not raisedἐγείρονται
(egeirontai)
1453: to waken, to raise upa prim. verb
at all,ὅλως
(olōs)
3654: altogether, assuredlyadverb from holos
whyτί
(ti)
5101: who? which? what?an interrog. pronoun related to tis
thenκαὶ
(kai)
2532: and, even, alsoa prim. conjunction
are they baptizedβαπτίζονται
(baptizontai)
907: to dip, sinkfrom baptó
for them? 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
επει  conjunction
epei  ep-i':  thereupon, i.e. since (of time or cause) -- because, else, for that (then, -asmuch as), otherwise, seeing that, since, when.
τι  interrogative pronoun - accusative singular neuter
tis  tis:  an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) -- every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, -with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
ποιησουσιν  verb - future active indicative - third person
poieo  poy-eh'-o:  to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
οι  definite article - nominative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
βαπτιζομενοι  verb - present passive participle - nominative plural masculine
baptizo  bap-tid'-zo:  to immerse, submerge; to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the New Testament) of ceremonial ablution
υπερ  preposition
huper  hoop-er':  over, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than -- (+ exceeding, abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to(-ward), very. In the comparative, it retains many of the above applications.
των  definite article - genitive plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
νεκρων  adjective - genitive plural masculine
nekros  nek-ros':  dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun) -- dead.
ει  conditional
ei  i:  if, whether, that, etc. -- forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether.
ολως  adverb
holos  hol'-oce:  completely, i.e. altogether; (by analogy), everywhere; (negatively) not by any means -- at all, commonly, utterly.
νεκροι  adjective - nominative plural masculine
nekros  nek-ros':  dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun) -- dead.
ουκ  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
εγειρονται  verb - present passive indicative - third person
egeiro  eg-i'-ro:  to waken (transitively or intransitively), i.e. rouse
τι  interrogative pronoun - accusative singular neuter
tis  tis:  an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) -- every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, -with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
βαπτιζονται  verb - present passive indicative - third person
baptizo  bap-tid'-zo:  to immerse, submerge; to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the New Testament) of ceremonial ablution
υπερ  preposition
huper  hoop-er':  over, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than -- (+ exceeding, abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to(-ward), very. In the comparative, it retains many of the above applications.
των  definite article - genitive plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
νεκρων  adjective - genitive plural masculine
nekros  nek-ros':  dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun) -- dead.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Otherwise, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why then are they baptized for them?

King James Bible
Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Otherwise what will they do who are being baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, then why are people baptized for them?

International Standard Version
Otherwise, what will those people do who are being baptized because of those who have died? If the dead are not raised at all, why are they being baptized because of them?

NET Bible
Otherwise, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, then why are they baptized for them?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Otherwise, what shall those do who are baptized for the sake of the dead, if the dead do not live again? Why are they baptized for the sake of the dead?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, people are baptized because the dead [will come back to life]. What will they do? If the dead can't come back to life, why do people get baptized as if they can [come back to life]?

King James 2000 Bible
Else what shall they do who are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?
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