1 Corinthians 15:47-57 NIV

47 The first man was of the dust of the earth,1 the second man from heaven.2

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48 As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the man from heaven, so also are those who are of heaven.3

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49 And just as we have borne the likeness of the earthly man,4 so shall wea bear the likeness of the man from heaven.5

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    • f 15:49 - Some early manuscripts "so let us"
      50 I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood6 cannot inherit the kingdom of God,7 nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.8

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          51 Listen, I tell you a mystery:9 We will not all sleep,10 but we will all be changed11--

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          52 in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound,12 the dead13 will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.

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          53 For the perishable14 must clothe itself with the imperishable,15 and the mortal with immortality.

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              54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: "Death has been swallowed up in victory."b16

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              55 "Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"c17

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              56 The sting of death is sin,18 and the power of sin is the law.19

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              57 But thanks be to God!20 He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.21

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