1 Corinthians 15:43-5343It is sown in dishonor; ait is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. 44It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. 45Thus it is written, b“The first man Adam became a living being”; ▼
▼Greek a living souldthe last Adam became a elife-giving spirit. 46But it is not the spiritual that is first but the natural, and then the spiritual. 47 fThe first man was from the earth, ga man of dust; hthe second man is from heaven. 48As was the man of dust, so also are those who are of the dust, and as is the man of heaven, iso also are those who are of heaven. 49Just jas we have borne the image of the man of dust, kwe shall ▼
▼Some manuscripts let usalso bear the image of the man of heaven.
Mystery and Victory50I tell you this, brothers: mflesh and blood ncannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. 51Behold! I tell you a mystery. oWe shall not all sleep, pbut we shall all be changed, 52in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For qthe trumpet will sound, and rthe dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. 53For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and sthis mortal body must put on immortality.
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