1 Corinthians 15:45

“And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And so it is written: The first man Adam was made a liuing soule, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So also it is written, "The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL. The last Adam {became} a life-giving spirit."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul. The last Adam `became' a life-giving spirit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so it is said, The first man Adam was a living soul. The last Adam is a life-giving spirit.
- Basic English Bible

Thus also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul; the last Adam a quickening spirit.
- Darby Bible

And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a vivifying spirit.
- Webster's Bible

In the same way also it is written, "The first man Adam became a living animal"; the last Adam is a life-giving Spirit.
- Weymouth Bible

So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
- World English Bible

as it is writun, The firste man Adam was maad in to a soule lyuynge, the laste Adam in to a spirit quykenynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

so also it hath been written, `The first man Adam became a living creature,' the last Adam [is] for a life-giving spirit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:45


15:45 The first Adam was made a living soul - God gave him such life as other animals enjoy: but the last Adam, Christ, is a quickening spirit - As he hath life in himself, so he quickeneth whom he will; giving a more refined life to their very bodies at the resurrection. #Gen 2:7|


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:45


1Co 15:45 The first man Adam was made a living soul. See Ge 2:7. From him came our natural life. The last Adam, Christ, of whom Adam was a type. A living spirit. By giving life to the dead, and imparting spiritual existence.

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