Awake ye, just men, and do not ye do sin; for some men have ignorance of God, but to reverence I speak to you. [Wake ye, just, and do not ye sin; forsooth some have ignorance of God, to reverence I speak to you.]
But some man saith, How shall dead men rise again, or in what manner body shall they come?
[O!] unwise man, that thing that thou sowest, is not quickened, but it die first;
and that thing that thou sowest, thou sowest not the body that is to come, but a naked corn, as of wheat, or of some other seeds;
and God giveth to it a body, as he will, and to each of seeds a proper body.
Not each flesh is the same flesh, but one is of men, another is of beasts, another is of birds, another is of fishes.
And there be heavenly bodies, and there be earthly bodies [and earthly bodies]; but one glory is of heavenly bodies, and another is of earthly [bodies].
Another clearness is of the sun, another clearness is of the moon, and another clearness is of the stars; and a star diverseth from a star in clearness [forsooth a star diverseth from a star in clearness].
And so the again-rising of dead men. It is sown in corruption, it shall rise in uncorruption;
it is sown in unnobleness [it is sown in unnobility], it shall rise in glory; it is sown in infirmity, it shall rise in virtue;
it is sown a beastly body, it shall rise a spiritual body. If there is a beastly body, there is also a spiritual body;