18 And (A)he is the head of the body, the church. He is (B)the beginning, (C)the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be pre-eminent.
27 And I will make him the (A)firstborn, (B)the highest of the kings of the earth.
23 (A)that the Christ (B)must suffer and that, (C)by being the first (D)to rise from the dead, (E)he would proclaim (F)light both to our people and to the Gentiles.”
20 But in fact (A)Christ has been raised from the dead, (B)the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
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