New International Version
But God gives it a body as he has determined, and to each kind of seed he gives its own body.
King James Bible
But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every seed his own body.
Darby Bible Translation
and God gives to it a body as he has pleased, and to each of the seeds its own body.
World English Bible
But God gives it a body even as it pleased him, and to each seed a body of its own.
Young's Literal Translation
and God doth give to it a body according as He willed, and to each of the seeds its proper body.
1 Corinthians 15:38 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But God giveth it a body - And is there any other way of accounting for it but by the miraculous working of God's power? For out of that one bare grain is produced a system of roots, a tall and vigorous stalk, with all its appendages of leaves, etc., besides the full corn in the ear; the whole making several hundred times the quantum of what was originally deposited. There are no proofs that what some call nature can effect this: it will ever be a philosophical as well as a Scriptural truth, that God giveth it a body as it pleaseth him; and so doth he manage the whole of the work, that every seed shall have its own body: that the wheat germ shall never produce barley; nor the rye, oats. See the note on Genesis 1:12.
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Then God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds." And it was so.
1 Corinthians 15:37
When you sow, you do not plant the body that will be, but just a seed, perhaps of wheat or of something else.
1 Corinthians 15:39
Not all flesh is the same: People have one kind of flesh, animals have another, birds another and fish another.
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