1 Corinthians 15:23

“But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But euery man in his owne order. Christ the first fruits, afterward they that are Christs, at his comming.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, after that those who are Christ's at His coming,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; then they that are Christ's, at his coming.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But every man in his right order: Christ the first-fruits; then those who are Christ's at his coming.
- Basic English Bible

But each in his own rank: [the] first-fruits, Christ; then those that are the Christ's at his coming.
- Darby Bible

But every man in his own order: Christ the first-fruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.
- Webster's Bible

But this will happen to each in the right order--Christ having been the first to rise, and afterwards Christ's people rising at His return.
- Weymouth Bible

But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, then those who are Christ's, at his coming.
- World English Bible

But ech man in his ordre; the firste fruit, Crist, afterward thei that ben of Crist, that bileueden in the comyng of Crist;
- Wycliffe Bible

and each in his proper order, a first-fruit Christ, afterwards those who are the Christ's, in his presence,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:23


15:23 Afterward - The whole harvest. At the same time the wicked shall rise also. But they are not here taken into the account.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:23


1Co 15:23 But every man in his own order. In his own rank or division. Christ the first fruits. The first order or division of Christ. Afterward. The second division is "they that are Christ's", who will be raised at his coming. The time of the third division, the wicked, is not named but hinted at in the beginning of 1Co 15:24. See also Joh 5:28,29 This is what Paul teaches here.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • MARILYN MANOCCHIO
    THIS BIBLE PASSAGE REALLY SPOKE TO MY HEART. ESPECIALLY VERSE 58 WHICH says " THEREFORE MY BELOVED BRETHREN, BE YE STEDFAST, UNMOVABLE, ALWAYS ABOUNDING IN THE WORK OF THE LORD, FOR AS MUCH AS YE KNOW THAT YOUR LABOUR IS NOT IN VAIN IN THE LORD". THAT CHRIST WILL INCREASE OUR FAITH AND THAT BY DOING HIS WILL NOT ONLY BE SAFE, ALSO JOYOUS AND TRIUMPHANT. PRAISE BE TO THE KING OF GLORY AMEN.
  • Gwendolyn Johnson
    That means that we have the victory through conquering
  • Sonya
    Jesus defeated sin which leads to spiritual and natural death at the cross. Now they do not have dominion over us because I am no longer under the law but under grace
  • Nicholas Palmer
    Baptism is by works....undermining the Cross for all works have been nailed to it including the law which gives sin power...faith plus nothing..
  • Anonymous
    Amen!!!! Just opening our eyes in the new day is a victory, and giving God the praises for giving us another day!!!!
  • Jeremy
    I agree totally PRAISE JESUS !

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