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.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • 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.
  • Michelle
    HI Joe my name is Michelle. I am so glad you are here for me to talk to tonight.I read your post and hopefully you are doing better since that night.The only way that I found peace in my heart mind body and soul .was to ask Jesus Christ to come in and take control . I gave my life to him. Jesus is the only true answer call his name over and over and let your mind
  • 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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