1 Corinthians 15:40

There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

There are also celestiall bodies, and bodies terrestriall: But the glorie of the celestiall is one, and the glorie of the terrestriall is another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

There are also heavenly bodies and earthly bodies, but the glory of the heavenly is one, and the {glory} of the earthly is another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the `glory' of the terrestrial is another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there are bodies of heaven and bodies of earth, but the glory of the one is different from that of the other.
- Basic English Bible

And [there are] heavenly bodies, and earthly bodies: but different is the glory of the heavenly, different that of the earthly:
- Darby Bible

There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another.
- Webster's Bible

There are bodies which are celestial and there are bodies which are earthly, but the glory of the celestial ones is one thing, and that of the earthly ones is another.
- Weymouth Bible

There are also celestial bodies, and terrestrial bodies; but the glory of the celestial differs from that of the terrestrial.
- World English Bible

And `heuenli bodies ben, and `ertheli bodies ben; but oon glorie is of heuenely bodies, and anothir is of ertheli.
- Wycliffe Bible

and [there are] heavenly bodies, and earthly bodies; but one [is] the glory of the heavenly, and another that of the earthly;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:40


15:40 There are also heavenly bodies - As the sun, moon, and stars; and there are earthy - as vegetables and animals. But the brightest lustre which the latter can have is widely different from that of the former.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:40


1Co 15:40 [There are] also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial. These, too, have forms and glories, unlike, and suited to their condition.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15:40

  • Anthony Fruge for verse 40
    Let us win as many in the kingdom as possible! Amen!!
  • Jose Mathew,siliguri,westbengal,india. for verse 40
    in the celestial body itself there will be difference.some will shine as sun while others like
    moon and stars.It will be depended on 2corinthians
    5:10,Romans.12:1,2,Galatians.5:16-25.
  • Mrs Bolanle Odumosu for verse 40
    I corinthian 15:40

    Celestial bodies is the spiritual,heavenly,resurrected,glorious,powerful,incorruptible,immortal body.
    Terrestrial bodies is the
    Physical,natural,earthly,corruptible,dishonour,weak body.

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