1 Corinthians 15:26

“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The last enemie that shall be destroyed, is death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The last enemy that will be abolished is death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The last enemy that shall be abolished is death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The last power to come to an end is death.
- Basic English Bible

[The] last enemy [that] is annulled [is] death.
- Darby Bible

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
- Webster's Bible

The last enemy that is to be overthrown is Death;
- Weymouth Bible

The last enemy that will be abolished is death.
- World English Bible

And at the laste, deth the enemye schal be distried; for he hath maad suget alle thingis vndur hise feet.
- Wycliffe Bible

the last enemy is done away -- death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:26


15:26 The last enemy that is destroyed is death - Namely, after Satan, #Heb 2:14|, and sin, #1Cor 15:56|, are destroyed. In the same order they prevailed. Satan brought in sin, and sin brought forth death. And Christ, when he of old engaged with these enemies, first conquered Satan, then sin, in his death; and, lastly, death, in his resurrection. In the same order he delivers all the faithful from them, yea, and destroys these enemies themselves. Death he so destroys that it shall be no more; sin and Satan, so that they shall no more hurt his people.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:26


1Co 15:26 The last enemy . . . [is] death. See Re 20:12-14. The order there of closing events is the resurrection, the judgment, and the casting of Death and Hades (hades--the grave) into the lake of fire.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • Jonathan
    I sometimes get carried away in the world and before I turned back to God it was easy to labour in a worldly way sinning and not loving my neighbour, we must always strive to labour in the Lord for most worldly labour is vanity where as labour in the Lord is everlasting. Think of the labour of love God did for us when he took up the cross for our sins, fasting for 40 days and nights healing and loving each and everyone of us hallelujah Praise the Lord in Jesus name Amen.
  • MockingBird
    First , I think I should look at what God is saying in that : Forasmuch as I know : I do not believe that God expects me to be doing a thing that I know nothing about : Only in what I know , not what I do not know : Then God says for me to be stedfast , unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord : I also believe that as I am working in what I know ,I will learn more on what to do . I am not to expect a reward from man. My reward is laid up in heaven , I also believe that I get rewarded here in the things I do for my Lord.
  • Lilian
    All the battle belongs to Jesus and Victory is for us coz God loves us so much we are redeemed thru Jesus Christ and we are pardoned from our Sins. We are saved by his Grace. Let us praised Jesus and thanked him for everything he has done into our lives. Amen
  • 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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