1 Corinthians 15:12

“Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you, that there is no resurrection of the dead?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now if Christ is preached that he hath been raised from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now if the good news says that Christ came back from the dead, how do some of you say that there is no coming back from the dead?
- Basic English Bible

Now if Christ is preached that he is raised from among [the] dead, how say some among you that there is not a resurrection of [those that are] dead?
- Darby Bible

Now if Christ is preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
- Webster's Bible

But if Christ is preached as having risen from the dead, how is it that some of you say that there is no such thing as a resurrection of the dead?
- Weymouth Bible

Now if Christ is preached, that he has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
- World English Bible

And if Crist is prechid, that he roos ayen fro deeth, hou seien summen among you, that the ayenrisyng of deed men is not?
- Wycliffe Bible

And if Christ is preached, that out of the dead he hath risen, how say certain among you, that there is no rising again of dead persons?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:12


15:12 How say some - Who probably had been heathen philosophers.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:12


1Co 15:12 How say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? These seemed to admit that Christ was raised, but denied the resurrection of others. He now shows that if Christ be raised, the general resurrection must follow as a result.

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