1 Corinthians 15:53
New International Version
For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.

New Living Translation
For our dying bodies must be transformed into bodies that will never die; our mortal bodies must be transformed into immortal bodies.

English Standard Version
For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality.

Berean Study Bible
For the perishable must be clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.

Berean Literal Bible
For it behooves this, the perishable to put on the imperishable; and this, the mortal to put on immortality.

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

New King James Version
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

New American Standard Bible
For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality.

NASB 1995
For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality.

NASB 1977
For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality.

Amplified Bible
For this perishable [part of us] must put on the imperishable [nature], and this mortal [part of us that is capable of dying] must put on immortality [which is freedom from death].

Christian Standard Bible
For this corruptible body must be clothed with incorruptibility, and this mortal body must be clothed with immortality.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For this corruptible must be clothed with incorruptibility, and this mortal must be clothed with immortality.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For this destructible is going to wear indestructibility and this mortal shall wear immortality.

Contemporary English Version
Our dead and decaying bodies will be changed into bodies that won't die or decay.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For this corruptible must put on incorruption; and this mortal must put on immortality.

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

Good News Translation
For what is mortal must be changed into what is immortal; what will die must be changed into what cannot die.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This body that decays must be changed into a body that cannot decay. This mortal body must be changed into a body that will live forever.

International Standard Version
For what is decaying must be clothed with what cannot decay, and what is dying must be clothed with what cannot die.

Literal Standard Version
for it is necessary for this corruptible to put on incorruption, and this mortal to put on immortality;

NET Bible
For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality.

New Heart English Bible
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

Weymouth New Testament
For so it must be: this perishable nature must clothe itself with what is imperishable, and this mortality must clothe itself with immortality.

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

Young's Literal Translation
for it behoveth this corruptible to put on incorruption, and this mortal to put on immortality;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Where, O Death, is Your Victory?
52in an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. 53For the perishable must be clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. 54When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come to pass: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.”…

Cross References
Romans 1:23
and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images of mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles.

Romans 2:7
To those who by perseverance in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality, He will give eternal life.

2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this tent we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling,

2 Corinthians 5:4
So while we are in this tent, we groan under our burdens, because we do not wish to be unclothed but clothed, so that our mortality may be swallowed up by life.


Treasury of Scripture

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

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Romans 13:12-14
The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light…

2 Corinthians 5:2-4
For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: …

Galatians 3:27
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.









(53) For this corruptible must . . .--Here again is repeated the truth of 1Corinthians 15:50, which shows the absolute necessity for a change in the nature of the resurrection body. There is, however, an additional thought introduced here. Not only must the resurrection body be suited to the condition but also to the duration of the new life. As a spiritual body, it will be adapted to the needs of a spiritual state; and as an immortal and incorruptible body, it will be adapted to a life which is everlasting.

Verse 53. - This mortal must put on immortality. When we are "clothed upon" by our "house from heaven," and have put off "this tabernacle," in which we groan being burdened, then "mortality will be swallowed up of life" (2 Corinthians 5:3, 4, where we also find the metaphor of a robe of immortality, mixed up with the metaphor of a building).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

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

perishable
φθαρτὸν (phtharton)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 5349: Corruptible, perishable. From phtheiro; decayed, i.e. perishable.

must
δεῖ (dei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1163: Third person singular active present of deo; also deon deh-on'; neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is Necessary.

be clothed with
ἐνδύσασθαι (endysasthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's 1746: To put on, clothe (another). From en and duno; to invest with clothing.

[the] imperishable,
ἀφθαρσίαν (aphtharsian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 861: From aphthartos; incorruptibility; genitive, unending existence; genuineness.

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

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

mortal
θνητὸν (thnēton)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2349: Mortal, subject to death. From thnesko; liable to die.

[with]
ἐνδύσασθαι (endysasthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's 1746: To put on, clothe (another). From en and duno; to invest with clothing.

immortality.
ἀθανασίαν (athanasian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 110: Immortality, imperishability, freedom from death. From a compound of a and thanatos; deathlessness.


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