1 Corinthians 15:31

“I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I protest by your reioycing which I haue in Christ Iesus our Lord, I die dayly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I affirm, brethren, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I protest by that glorifying in you, brethren, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Yes, truly, by your pride in me, my brothers in Christ Jesus our Lord, my life is one long death.
- Basic English Bible

Daily I die, by your boasting which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord.
- Darby Bible

I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
- Webster's Bible

I protest, brethren, as surely as I glory over you--which I may justly do in Christ Jesus our Lord--that I die day by day.
- Weymouth Bible

I affirm, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
- World English Bible

Ech dai Y die for youre glorie, britheren, which glorie Y haue in Crist Jhesu oure Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

Every day do I die, by the glorying of you that I have in Christ Jesus our Lord:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:31


15:31 I protest by your rejoicing, which I have - Which love makes my own. I die daily - I am daily in the very jaws of death. Beside that I live, as it were, in a daily martyrdom.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:31


1Co 15:31 I protest . . . I die daily. I am in daily peril of death.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • Ann
    2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
  • Lily
    To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord
  • A disciple
    Hb; Paul said, Absent from the body, and present with the Lord. Solomon wrote, The spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward to the earth; and, Then shall the spirit return to God that gave it. The rich man dies and is buried, and immediately lifts up his eyes in the torment of fire in hell; while Lazarus was carried by the Angels into Abraham's bosom.
  • Hb
    Where and why do most people believe that when their loved ones die, they automatically go to heaven? The Bible only speaks of the resurrection on the last day of when Christ returns. It also states the dead know nothing but are asleep.
  • A disciple
    "O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?" The greatest Word which the Lord Jesus has said to us, is the one most often having the least thought about and attention given and that is of ETERNAL LIFE! We may at times over our lives have "moments" of clarity, or fleeting glimpses of eternal reality for this whole existence is shrouded in vanity and vexation of spirit but there is a day coming to each and every one of us when we die, and will be awoken from this dream state! We want to be healthy and strong in this life, and not always be hunted by troubles and threats from the devil but how much can we really expect from such a ruin and alienated from God world, even if we had no adversity? This world and our present existence in it is decaying, and must at one point be taken away for ever for this is NOT God's final and glorious plan for man, in this world as it is! But we have a Word from the Son of God Himself, that we are not of this world, but have been chosen and called from out of it, and that we belong to God, and He has given us Jesus, to be with Him in glory and live for ever.
  • BettyG
    To Greg: I like your comment; Gal.2:21 is another verse to go with it.

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