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1 Corinthians 15:53

    1 Corinthians 15:53 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For this body which comes to destruction will be made free from the power of death, and the man who is under the power of death will put on eternal life.

    Webster's Revision

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    World English Bible

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

    Definitions for 1 Corinthians 15:53

    Immortality - Incorruption; an imperishable state.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:53

    For this corruptible, etc. - Because flesh and blood cannot inherit glory; therefore, there must be a refinement by death, or a change without it.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 15:53

    For this corruptible ... - It is necessary that a change should take place, either by dying and then being raised, or by being changed without seeing death; for we cannot enter heaven as we are now.

    Must put on - The word used here (ἐνδύνω endunō ) properly means to go in, to envelope, to put on as a garment; and then to put on any thing; as the soul is, as it were, clothed with, or invested with a body; and here it means, must be endued with, or furnished with. It is equivalent to saying that this corruptible become incorruptible, and this mortal must become immortal. We must cease to be corruptible and mortal, and must become incorruptible and immortal. The righteous who remain till the coming of Christ shall be at once changed, and invested, as Enoch and Elijah were, with incorruption and immortality.