1 Corinthians 15:36
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
You fool!ἄφρων
(aphrōn)
878: without reason, foolishfrom alpha (as a neg. prefix) and phrén
That which
(o)
3739: usually rel. who, which, that, also demonstrative this, thata prim. pronoun
you sowσπείρεις
(speireis)
4687: to sow (seed)a prim. verb
does not come to lifeζῳοποιεῖται
(zōopoieitai)
2227: to make alivefrom the same as zóon and poieó
unlessἐὰν
(ean)
1437: if (a conditional particle used like NG1487, but usually with the Gr. subjunctive mood)contr. from ei and an
it dies;ἀποθάνῃ
(apothanē)
599: to diefrom apo and thnéskó







KJV Lexicon
αφρον  adjective - vocative singular masculine
aphron  af'-rone:  mindless, i.e. stupid, (by implication) ignorant, (specially) egotistic, (practically) rash, or (morally) unbelieving -- fool(-ish), unwise.
συ  personal pronoun - second person nominative singular
su  soo:  the person pronoun of the second person singular thou -- thou.
ο  relative pronoun - nominative singular neuter
hos  hos:  the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that -- one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc.
σπειρεις  verb - present active indicative - second person singular
speiro  spi'-ro:  to scatter, i.e. sow -- sow(-er), receive seed.
ου  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
ζωοποιειται  verb - present passive indicative - third person singular
zoopoieo  dzo-op-oy-eh'-o:  to (re-)vitalize -- make alive, give life, quicken.
εαν  conditional
ean  eh-an':  before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-)soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, (who-)so(-ever).
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
αποθανη  verb - second aorist active subjunctive - third person singular
apothnesko  ap-oth-nace'-ko:  to die off -- be dead, death, die, lie a-dying, be slain (with).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
You fool! That which you sow does not come to life unless it dies;

King James Bible
Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Foolish one! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies.

International Standard Version
You fool! The seed you plant does not come to life unless it dies,

NET Bible
Fool! What you sow will not come to life unless it dies.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Fool! The seed that you plant will not live unless it dies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You fool! The seed you plant doesn't come to life unless it dies first.

King James 2000 Bible
You fool, that which you sow is not made alive, except it die:
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