1 Corinthians 15:51

51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed—

1 Corinthians 15:51 in Other Translations

KJV
51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
ESV
51 Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
NLT
51 But let me reveal to you a wonderful secret. We will not all die, but we will all be transformed!
MSG
51 But let me tell you something wonderful, a mystery I'll probably never fully understand. We're not all going to die - but we are all going to be changed.
CSB
51 Listen! I am telling you a mystery: We will not all fall asleep, but we will all be changed,

1 Corinthians 15:51 In-Context

49 And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man, so shall we bear the image of the heavenly man.
50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed—
52 in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.
53 For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.

Cross References 3

  • 1. 1 Corinthians 13:2; 1 Corinthians 14:2
  • 2. S Matthew 9:24
  • 3. 2 Corinthians 5:4; Philippians 3:21
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