44 it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.(A)

If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. 45 So it is written: “The first man Adam became a living being”[a];(B) the last Adam,(C) a life-giving spirit.(D) 46 The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual.(E) 47 The first man was of the dust of the earth;(F) the second man is of heaven.(G) 48 As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the heavenly man, so also are those who are of heaven.(H) 49 And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man,(I) so shall we[b] bear the image of the heavenly man.(J)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:45 Gen. 2:7
  2. 1 Corinthians 15:49 Some early manuscripts so let us