1 Corinthians 15:19
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English Standard Version
If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.

King James Bible
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

American Standard Version
If we have only hoped in Christ in this life, we are of all men most pitiable.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

English Revised Version
If in this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most pitiable.

Webster's Bible Translation
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Weymouth New Testament
If in this present life we have a *hope* resting on Christ, and nothing more, we are more to be pitied than all the rest of the world.

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Vincent's Word Studies


To be taken with the whole clause, at the end of which it stands emphatically. If in this life we are hopers in Christ, and if that is all. If we are not such as shall have hope in Christ after we shall have fallen asleep.

1 Corinthians 15:19 Parallel Commentaries

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Psalm 17:14 From men which are your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life...

Ecclesiastes 6:11 Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?

Ecclesiastes 9:9 Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of the life of your vanity, which he has given you under the sun...

Luke 8:14 And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth...

Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

1 Corinthians 6:3,4 Know you not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life...

2 Timothy 2:4 No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.


Ephesians 1:12,13 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ...

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed...

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

of all.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle to the world...

Matthew 10:21-25 And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents...

Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.

John 16:2,33 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service...

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

2 Timothy 3:12 Yes, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from now on: Yes, said the Spirit...

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels, and to men.

2 Timothy 3:12
Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

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