New International Version
If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised.
King James Bible
But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen:
Darby Bible Translation
But if there is not a resurrection of [those that are] dead, neither is Christ raised:
World English Bible
But if there is no resurrection of the dead, neither has Christ been raised.
Young's Literal Translation
and if there be no rising again of dead persons, neither hath Christ risen;
1 Corinthians 15:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If there be no resurrection of the dead - As Christ was partaker of the same flesh and blood with us, and he promised to raise mankind from the dead through his resurrection, if the dead rise not then Christ has had no resurrection. There seem to have been some at Corinth who, though they denied the resurrection of the dead, admitted that Christ had risen again: the apostle's argument goes therefore to state that, if Christ was raised from the dead, mankind may be raised; if mankind cannot be raised from the dead, then the body of Christ was never raised.
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1 Corinthians 15:12
But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.
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