1 Corinthians 15:46
New International Version
The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual.

New Living Translation
What comes first is the natural body, then the spiritual body comes later.

English Standard Version
But it is not the spiritual that is first but the natural, and then the spiritual.

Berean Study Bible
The spiritual, however, was not first, but the natural, and then the spiritual.

Berean Literal Bible
However, the spiritual was not first, but the natural; then the spiritual.

New American Standard Bible
However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual.

New King James Version
However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural, and afterward the spiritual.

King James Bible
Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

Christian Standard Bible
However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural, then the spiritual.

Contemporary English Version
We see that the one with a spiritual body did not come first. He came after the one who had a physical body.

Good News Translation
It is not the spiritual that comes first, but the physical, and then the spiritual.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural, then the spiritual.

International Standard Version
The spiritual does not come first, but the physical does, and then comes the spiritual.

NET Bible
However, the spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and then the spiritual.

New Heart English Bible
However that which is spiritual is not first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.

A Faithful Version
However, the spiritual was not first, but the natural--then the spiritual.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the first was not spiritual, but the animal, and then the spiritual.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The spiritual does not come first, but the physical and then the spiritual.

New American Standard 1977
However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual.

King James 2000 Bible
But that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

American King James Version
However, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

American Standard Version
Howbeit that is not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; then that which is spiritual.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; afterwards that which is spiritual.

Darby Bible Translation
But that which is spiritual [was] not first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual:

English Revised Version
Howbeit that is not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; then that which is spiritual.

Webster's Bible Translation
However, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

Weymouth New Testament
Nevertheless, it is not what is spiritual that came first, but what is animal; what is spiritual came afterwards.

World English Bible
However that which is spiritual isn't first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.

Young's Literal Translation
but that which is spiritual is not first, but that which was natural, afterwards that which is spiritual.
Study Bible
The Resurrection Body
45So it is written: “The first man Adam became a living being;” the last Adam a life-giving spirit. 46The spiritual, however, was not first, but the natural, and then the spiritual. 47The first man was of the dust of the earth, the second man from heaven.…
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 15:45
So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being;" the last Adam a life-giving spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man was of the dust of the earth, the second man from heaven.

Treasury of Scripture

However, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

that which is natural.

Romans 6:6
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Ephesians 4:22-24
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; …

Colossians 3:9,10
Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; …









Lexicon
The
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

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

however,
Ἀλλ’ (All’)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

[was] not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

first,
πρῶτον (prōton)
Adverb - Superlative
Strong's Greek 4412: First, in the first place, before, formerly. Neuter of protos as adverb; firstly.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

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

and then
ἔπειτα (epeita)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1899: Then, thereafter, afterwards. From epi and eita; thereafter.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

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.
(46) Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual.--Here a further thought is introduced. There is not only a variety of bodies--and that variety regulated by adaptability to their state of existence--but there is an ordered sequence in that variety. As the Adam was first from whom we derive the natural body and soul, and the Adam was last from whom comes our spiritual nature, so there will be the like order in regard to our bodies. The natural body first in this life--the spiritual body afterwards in the next life.

Verse 46. - That was not first which is spiritual. The imperfect precedes the perfect.
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