1 Corinthians 15:14

“And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vaine, and your faith is also vaine:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and if Christ hath not been raised, then is our preaching vain, your faith also is vain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if Christ did not come again from the dead, then our good news and your faith in it are of no effect.
- Basic English Bible

but if Christ is not raised, then, indeed, vain also [is] our preaching, and vain also your faith.
- Darby Bible

And if Christ is not raised, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.
- Webster's Bible

And if Christ has not risen, it follows that what we preach is a delusion, and that your faith also is a delusion.
- Weymouth Bible

If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain, and your faith also is in vain.
- World English Bible

And if Crist roos not, oure preching is veyn, oure feith is veyn.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if Christ hath not risen, then void [is] our preaching, and void also your faith,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:14


15:14 Then is our preaching - From a commission supposed to be given after the resurrection. Vain - Without any real foundation.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:14


1Co 15:14 If Christ be not risen, then [is] our preaching vain. For in that case we have preached what is false, and you have believed it, so that "your faith is vain".

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • Steve morrow
    1 COR 15:33 BE NOT DECEIVED EVIL COMMUNICATIONS CORRUPT GOOD MANNERS 15:34 AWAKE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SIN NOT FOR SOME HAVE NOT THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD I SPEAK THIS TO YOUR SHAME ------- 1 COR 11:3 BUT I WOULD HAVE YOU KNOW THAT THE HEAD OF EVERY MAN IS CHRIST AND THE HEAD OF THE WOMAN IS THE MAN AND THE HEAD OF CHRIST --- IS GOD ---PRO 18:12 BEFORE DESTRUCTION THE HEART OF MAN IS HAUGHTY.......
  • Sylvia
    Joe, God said "Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid". (John 14:27)

    God loves you open your heart and allow him to come in.
  • Jacob
    if you are a believer .then Holy Spirit will take care of it. or call ur lord Your creator the mighty one of Israel .the most High in the name of Jesus. ... and believe him without any doubt ...you will find the way .certainly
  • Bruce
    Joe: sometimes just being with a friend helps, going fishing,cleaning the yard, bedroom, house, working on your vehicle.
    Joseph life: Genesis 37 great story helps in many ways. Of course there's Job:his life almost unbelievable! In about 10 minutes what he heard he lost.Job chapter1.
    Joe's life:John:44--1John 1:9--Matthew 3:11--2nd Corinthians5:17.
    Storms of life:draw us closer or further away
  • Karl
    to Joe - know how you feel Joe, a burden shared is a burden lightened, you'll pull through, keep swingin' pal - I always find solace in the psalms - Merry Christmas dude.
  • Redeemed
    How would you describe the help you need...physical or spiritual? or both?

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