1 Corinthians 15:50

“Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh & blood cannot inherite the kingdome of God: neither doth corruption inherite incorruption.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now I say this, my brothers, that it is not possible for flesh and blood to have a part in the kingdom of God; and death may not have a part in life.
- Basic English Bible

But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit God's kingdom, nor does corruption inherit incorruptibility.
- Darby Bible

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
- Webster's Bible

But this I tell you, brethren: our mortal bodies cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, nor will what is perishable inherit what is imperishable.
- Weymouth Bible

Now I say this, brothers, that flesh and blood can't inherit the Kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
- World English Bible

Britheren, Y seie this thing, that fleisch and bloud moun not welde the kyngdom of God, nethir corrupcioun schal welde vncorrupcioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

And this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood the reign of God is not able to inherit, nor doth the corruption inherit the incorruption;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:50


15:50 But first we must be entirely changed; for such flesh and blood as we are clothed with now, cannot enter into that kingdom which is wholly spiritual: neither doth this corruptible body inherit that incorruptible kingdom.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:50


1Co 15:50 Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God. If of flesh and blood, our bodies would be corruptible, and would not be suited to the eternal kingdom.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • Linda Lowen
    Steve morrow
    Excellent! You are Right On. Hold Fast that which is Good.
  • A disciple
    "In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed." After Noah entered the ark and the LORD shut him in; how many were afterwards saved? The morning that Lot went out of Sodom, and the LORD rained fire and burning sulphur from heaven and destroyed all; who remained to after be saved?
  • Steve morrow
    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 --15:47--THE FIRST MAN IS OF THE EARTH EARTHY THE SECOND MAN IS --- THE LORD FROM HEAVEN --15:48-- AS IS THE EARTHY SUCH ARE THEY ALSO THAT ARE EARTHY AND AS IS THE HEAVENLY SUCH ARE THEY ALSO THAT ARE HEAVENLY
  • Ray321
    1 Corinthians 15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. Because of Adam, we will still sin and die. Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. I thank God for the blood of Jesus Christ . Jesus love me so much, how great is that. Thank you Jesus..
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    If man had not listen to the first adam which told a lie. Which sounded good for it feed the flesh which will die at. The seconding coming of Jesus Christ of Isreal The second adam will set straight what the first adam did
  • Ray321
    12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. Now after believing what Jesus did on the cross for my sins and dieng and rising from the dead three days. I now am saved and will be persecuted daily for his glory by living and spreading the Word of God. To die is gain, but to live is Christ Jesus. Glory be to God. Amen

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