New International Version
For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
King James Bible
For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
Darby Bible Translation
For to this [end] Christ has died and lived [again], that he might rule over both dead and living.
World English Bible
For to this end Christ died, rose, and lived again, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.
Young's Literal Translation
for because of this Christ both died and rose again, and lived again, that both of dead and of living he may be Lord.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Christ both died and rose - That we are not our own, but are the Lord's both in life and death, is evident from this - that Christ lived, and died, and rose again, that he might be the Lord of the dead and the living; for his power extends equally over both worlds: separate, as well as embodied spirits, are under his authority; and he it is who is to raise even the dead to life: and thus all throughout eternity shall live under his dominion.
The clause και ανεστη, and rose, is wanting in several reputable MSS., and certainly is not necessary to the text. Griesbach omits the words, and reads απεθανε και εζησεν, died and lived; of which Professor White says, lectio indubie genuina: "this reading is indisputably genuine."
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LibraryJuly 25. "He that in These Things Serveth Christ is Acceptable to God" (Rom. xiv. 18).
"He that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God" (Rom. xiv. 18). God can only use us while we are right. Satan cared far less for Peter's denial of his Master than for the use he made of it afterwards to destroy his faith. So Jesus said to him: "I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not." It was Peter's faith he attacked, and so it is our faith that Satan contests. "The trial of our faith is much more precious than gold that perisheth." Whatever else we let go let us hold steadfastly …
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Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
If you declare with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.
1 Thessalonians 5:10
He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him.
1 Peter 4:5
But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
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