1 Corinthians 15:18
New International Version
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost.

New Living Translation
In that case, all who have died believing in Christ are lost!

English Standard Version
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Berean Study Bible
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Berean Literal Bible
Also then those having fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

King James Bible
Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.

New King James Version
Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

New American Standard Bible
Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

NASB 1995
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

NASB 1977
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Amplified Bible
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost.

Christian Standard Bible
Those, then, who have fallen asleep in Christ have also perished.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, those who have fallen asleep in Christ have also perished.

American Standard Version
Then they also that are fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Doubtless also those who fell asleep in The Messiah have themselves perished.

Contemporary English Version
And those people who died after putting their faith in him are completely lost.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then they also that are fallen asleep in Christ, are perished.

English Revised Version
Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Good News Translation
It would also mean that the believers in Christ who have died are lost.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then those who have died as believers in Christ no longer exist.

International Standard Version
Yes, even those who have died believing in the Messiah are lost.

Literal Standard Version
then, also, those having fallen asleep in Christ perished;

NET Bible
Furthermore, those who have fallen asleep in Christ have also perished.

New Heart English Bible
Then they also who are fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Weymouth New Testament
It follows also that those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

World English Bible
Then they also who are fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Young's Literal Translation
then, also, those having fallen asleep in Christ did perish;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Resurrection of the Dead
17And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. 18Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19If our hope in Christ is for this life alone, we are to be pitied more than all men.…

Cross References
Acts 7:60
Falling on his knees, he cried out in a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them." And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

1 Corinthians 15:6
After that, He appeared to more than five hundred brothers at once, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep.

1 Thessalonians 4:14
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, we also believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him.

1 Thessalonians 4:15
By the word of the Lord, we declare to you that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who have fallen asleep.

1 Thessalonians 4:16
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a loud command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will be the first to rise.

Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice from heaven telling me to write, "Blessed are the dead--those who die in the Lord from this moment on." "Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labors, for their deeds will follow them."


Treasury of Scripture

Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.

fallen.

1 Corinthians 15:6
After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.

1 Thessalonians 4:13,14
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope…

Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.









Verse 18. - Which are fallen asleep in Christ. Christians whose bodies have sunk into the sleep of death. Are perished. A notion which he feels that Christians must reject as utterly impossible. All that goodness, faith, tenderness, love, have not been dissolved to nothing.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Then
ἄρα (ara)
Conjunction
Strong's 686: Then, therefore, since. Probably from airo; a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive.

those
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

also
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

{who} have fallen asleep
κοιμηθέντες (koimēthentes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2837: From keimai; to put to sleep, i.e. to slumber; figuratively, to decease.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Christ
Χριστῷ (Christō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

have perished.
ἀπώλοντο (apōlonto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 622: From apo and the base of olethros; to destroy fully, literally or figuratively.


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