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

  • Matt
    In verse 26 death is called an enemy, we can have confidence that Jehovah God will do away with death.
  • Isaac L. Hollie
    Thank God for the gift, Jesus Christ, who is our victory all day long everyday. Because victory only comes in the name of Jesus.
  • Anonymous
    Amen!!!! Just opening our eyes in the new day is a victory, and giving God the praises for giving us another day!!!!
  • Mildredsc
    That's y we must b baptized in Jesus Name and be filled with his precious Spirit which is The HolyGhost. Which the disciples received on The day of Pentecost. Acts.2:38
  • Jeremy
    I agree totally PRAISE JESUS !
  • Pat-Prince Chudi
    in all challenges victory is sure at last.

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