1 Corinthians 15:50

“Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh & blood cannot inherite the kingdome of God: neither doth corruption inherite incorruption.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now I say this, my brothers, that it is not possible for flesh and blood to have a part in the kingdom of God; and death may not have a part in life.
- Basic English Bible

But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit God's kingdom, nor does corruption inherit incorruptibility.
- Darby Bible

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
- Webster's Bible

But this I tell you, brethren: our mortal bodies cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, nor will what is perishable inherit what is imperishable.
- Weymouth Bible

Now I say this, brothers, that flesh and blood can't inherit the Kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
- World English Bible

Britheren, Y seie this thing, that fleisch and bloud moun not welde the kyngdom of God, nethir corrupcioun schal welde vncorrupcioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

And this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood the reign of God is not able to inherit, nor doth the corruption inherit the incorruption;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:50


15:50 But first we must be entirely changed; for such flesh and blood as we are clothed with now, cannot enter into that kingdom which is wholly spiritual: neither doth this corruptible body inherit that incorruptible kingdom.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:50


1Co 15:50 Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God. If of flesh and blood, our bodies would be corruptible, and would not be suited to the eternal kingdom.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • 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 !
  • Pat-Prince Chudi
    in all challenges victory is sure at last.
  • Rhonda L. for verse 51
    All shall not sleep but all will change seems to mean that upon the return of the true Christ those who are still living will see him as we are transferred into a spiritual form. Even though are bodies are not buried we still enter a new life for we shall be just like him, which is Christ and see him just as he is. Amen
  • Uchenna udenweze
    Without sowing there won't be germination, desire to be sown and die of sin so that u be raised and germinated into righteousness and incorruptible.
  • Rosie Lawson Poole
    Adam and Eve were the very first of mankind

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