1 Corinthians 15:54

“So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So when this corruptible shall haue put on incorruption, & this mortall shall haue put on immortality, then shall be brought to passe the saying that is written, Death is swallowed vp in victorie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is written, "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP in victory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when this has taken place, then that which was said in the Writings will come true, Death is overcome by life.
- Basic English Bible

But when this corruptible shall have put on incorruptibility, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall come to pass the word written: Death has been swallowed up in victory.
- Darby Bible

So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
- Webster's Bible

But when this perishable nature has put on what is imperishable, and this mortality has put on immortality, then will the words of Scripture be fulfilled, "Death has been swallowed up in victory."
- Weymouth Bible

But when this corruptible will have put on incorruption, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then what is written will happen: "Death is swallowed up in victory."
- World English Bible

But whanne this deedli thing schal clothe vndeedlynesse, thanne schal the word be doon, that is writun, Deth is sopun vp in victorie.
- Wycliffe Bible

and when this corruptible may have put on incorruption, and this mortal may have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the word that hath been written, `The Death was swallowed up -- to victory;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:54


15:54 Death is swallowed up in victory - That is, totally conquered, abolished for ever.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:54


1Co 15:54 The saying. See Isa 25:8. Death is swallowed up in victory. This is the final victory, the victory over death.

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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