1 Corinthians 15:12

The Resurrection of the Dead

12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?

1 Corinthians 15:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
ESV
12 Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
NLT
12 But tell me this—since we preach that Christ rose from the dead, why are some of you saying there will be no resurrection of the dead?
MSG
12 Now, let me ask you something profound yet troubling. If you became believers because you trusted the proclamation that Christ is alive, risen from the dead, how can you let people say that there is no such thing as a resurrection?
CSB
12 Now if Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some of you say, "There is no resurrection of the dead"?

1 Corinthians 15:12 In-Context

10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.
11 Whether, then, it is I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.
12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
13 If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised.
14 And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 4
  • 2. S John 11:24
  • 3. Acts 17:32; Acts 23:8; 2 Timothy 2:18
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