Thus also it is written, a The first man Adam became a living soul; the last Adam a quickening b spirit.
But that which is spiritual [was] not first, but that which is natural, c then that which is spiritual:
the first man out of [the] earth, made of dust; the second man, out of heaven.
Such as he made of dust, such also those made of dust; and such as the heavenly [one], such also the heavenly [ones].
And as we have borne the image of the [one] made of dust, we shall bear also the image of the heavenly [one].
But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit God's kingdom, nor does corruption inherit incorruptibility.
Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all fall asleep, but we shall all be changed,
in an instant, in [the] twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and *we* shall be changed.
For this corruptible must needs put on incorruptibility, and this mortal put on immortality.
But when this corruptible shall have put on incorruptibility, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall come to pass the word written: d Death has been swallowed up in victory.
Where, O death, [is] thy sting? where, O death, thy victory? e