New International Version
And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins.
King James Bible
And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.
Darby Bible Translation
but if Christ be not raised, your faith [is] vain; ye are yet in your sins.
World English Bible
If Christ has not been raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins.
Young's Literal Translation
and if Christ hath not risen, vain is your faith, ye are yet in your sins;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye are yet in your sins - If Christ has not risen from the dead, there is no proof that he has not been justly put to death. If he were a malefactor, God would not work a miracle to raise him from the dead. If he has not been raised from the dead, there is a presumption that he has been put to death justly; and, if so, consequently he has made no atonement; and ye are yet in your sins - under the power, guilt, and condemnation of them. All this reasoning of the apostle goes to prove that at Corinth, even among those false teachers, the innocency of our Lord was allowed, and the reality of his resurrection not questioned.
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He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.
1 Corinthians 15:16
For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised either.
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