1 Corinthians 15:44
New International Version
it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

New Living Translation
They are buried as natural human bodies, but they will be raised as spiritual bodies. For just as there are natural bodies, there are also spiritual bodies.

English Standard Version
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

Berean Study Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

Berean Literal Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual.

New American Standard Bible
it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

New King James Version
It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

King James Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

Christian Standard Bible
sown a natural body, raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

Contemporary English Version
As surely as there are physical bodies, there are spiritual bodies. And our physical bodies will be changed into spiritual bodies.

Good News Translation
When buried, it is a physical body; when raised, it will be a spiritual body. There is, of course, a physical body, so there has to be a spiritual body.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
sown a natural body, raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

International Standard Version
It is planted a physical body but is raised a spiritual body. If there is a physical body, there is also a spiritual body.

NET Bible
it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

New Heart English Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body and there is also a spiritual body.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
It is sown an animal body; a spiritual body rises, for there is an animal body, and there is a spiritual body.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It is planted as a physical body. It comes back to life as a spiritual body. As there is a physical body, so there is also a spiritual body.

New American Standard 1977
it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

King James 2000 Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

American King James Version
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

American Standard Version
it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body .

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is sown a natural body, it shall rise a spiritual body. If there be a natural body, there is also a spiritual body, as it is written:

Darby Bible Translation
It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body: if there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual [one].

English Revised Version
it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

Webster's Bible Translation
It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

Weymouth New Testament
an animal body is sown, a spiritual body is raised. As surely as there is an animal body, so there is also a spiritual body.

World English Bible
It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body and there is also a spiritual body.

Young's Literal Translation
it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body; there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body;
Study Bible
The Resurrection Body
43It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. 44It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. 45So it is written: “The first man Adam became a living being;” the last Adam a life-giving spirit.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 2:14
The natural man does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God. For they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

1 Corinthians 15:50
Now I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.

Treasury of Scripture

It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

there is a spiritual.

Luke 24:31
And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.

John 20:19,26
Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you…









Lexicon
It is sown
σπείρεται (speiretai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4687: To sow, spread, scatter. Probably strengthened from spao; to scatter, i.e. Sow.

a natural
ψυχικόν (psychikon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5591: Animal, natural, sensuous. From psuche; sensitive, i.e. Animate.

body;
σῶμα (sōma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

it is raised
ἐγείρεται (egeiretai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1453: (a) I wake, arouse, (b) I raise up. Probably akin to the base of agora; to waken, i.e. Rouse.

a spiritual
πνευματικόν (pneumatikon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4152: Spiritual. From pneuma; non-carnal, i.e. ethereal, or a spirit, or supernatural, regenerate, religious.

body.
σῶμα (sōma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

If
Εἰ (Ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

there is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

a natural
ψυχικόν (psychikon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5591: Animal, natural, sensuous. From psuche; sensitive, i.e. Animate.

body,
σῶμα (sōma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

there is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

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

a spiritual [body].
πνευματικόν (pneumatikon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4152: Spiritual. From pneuma; non-carnal, i.e. ethereal, or a spirit, or supernatural, regenerate, religious.
(44) It is sown a natural body.--Here is a further and different application of the three analogies. It is not only that there is a variety of body in these illustrations, but there is also an adaptability. The "body" which a plant has when it is in the form of seed is suited to the condition in which seed is placed; the "body" which it has when grown into a plant is suited to the changed conditions in which a plant exists; the "flesh" in the "body" form of a bird is suited to its sphere of life; the "flesh" in the "body" form of a fish is suited to its condition; and so on. It is not an accidental but a purposely adapted variety. So it will be in the variety of "bodies" for Humanity. A man's organism is sown (i.e., is born into this world) a natural body; it is raised (through and by death) a spiritual body. The body which we have here on earth is suited with a marvellous detail of adaptability to the life, physical and intellectual, amid which we are placed, and of which we form a part. It is, however, a hindrance to the spiritual man in each of us. (See 2 Corinthians 5) There will be a time for each when the body will become as perfectly adapted to the spiritual man in each as the human body here is to the natural man--no longer its hindrance, but its help. The "willing spirit" will then never be hampered and thwarted by a "weak flesh;" the body, having become spiritual itself, will be spiritually strong.

There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.--This emphatic assertion that there are two bodies for man--as really as seed and a blossom are two bodies yet the same plant--is introductory to the further thought introduced in the next verse.

Verse 44. - A natural body. The adjective is the word ψυχικόν, which is so difficult to translate; it means a body only animated by the psyche, or natural life. The word is sometimes in our Authorized Version rendered "carnal." A spiritual body. The apparent contradiction in terms is inevitable. The thing meant is a body which is not under the sway of corporeal desires or of intellectual and passionate impulses, but is wholly dominated by the Spirit, and therefore has no desire or capacity to fulfil the lusts of the flesh. There is. The better supported reading (א, A, B, C, D, F, G), is, if there is a natural body, etc. The existence of the one is no more impossible than the existence of the other.
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