1 Corinthians 15:46

“Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Howbeit that was not first which is spirituall: but that which is naturall, and afterward that which is spirituall.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Howbeit that is not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; then that which is spiritual.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But that which is natural comes before that which is of the spirit.
- Basic English Bible

But that which is spiritual [was] not first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual:
- Darby Bible

However, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
- Webster's Bible

Nevertheless, it is not what is spiritual that came first, but what is animal; what is spiritual came afterwards.
- Weymouth Bible

However that which is spiritual isn't first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.
- World English Bible

But the firste is not that that is spiritual, but that that is beestlich, aftirward that that is spiritual.
- Wycliffe Bible

but that which is spiritual [is] not first, but that which [was] natural, afterwards that which [is] spiritual.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:46


1Co 15:46 Howbeit that [was] not first which is spiritual. The first Adam came before the second Adam. But that which is natural. The natural body which proceeds from the first Adam is our tabernacle first. Afterward that which is spiritual. After this life comes the "spiritual body", which the second Adam gives.

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