Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied.

King James Version

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Holman Bible

If we have placed our hope in Christ for this life only, we should be pitied more than anyone.

International Standard Version

If we have set our hopes on the Messiah in this life only, we deserve more pity than any other people.

A Conservative Version

If we are men who have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men more miserable.

American Standard Version

If we have only hoped in Christ in this life, we are of all men most pitiable.

Amplified

If we who are [abiding] in Christ have hope only in this life and that is all, then we are of all people most miserable and to be pitied.

An Understandable Version

If we have placed our hope in Christ while in this life only, we are to be pitied more than all [other] people.

Anderson New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most miserable.

Bible in Basic English

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most unhappy.

Common New Testament

If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if our expectations as christians all terminate in this life, we of all men are most to be pitied.

Darby Translation

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are the most miserable of all men.

Godbey New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable.

Goodspeed New Testament

If we have centered our hopes on Christ in this life, and that is all, we are the most pitiable people in the world.

John Wesley New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are more miserable than all men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If in this life only we have existence in Christ, we are the most miserable of all men.

Julia Smith Translation

If in this life only we have been hoping in Christ, we are more to be compassionated than all men.

King James 2000

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If {we have put our hope} in Christ in this life only, we are of all people most pitiable.

Modern King James verseion

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If in this life only we believe on Christ, then are we, of all men, the miserablest.

Moffatt New Testament

Ah, if in this life we have nothing but a mere hope in Christ, we are of all men to be pitied most!

Montgomery New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all mankind most pitiable.

NET Bible

For if only in this life we have hope in Christ, we should be pitied more than anyone.

New Heart English Bible

If we have only hoped in Christ in this life, we are of all men most pitiable.

Noyes New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Sawyer New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

The Emphasized Bible

If, in this life, in Christ, we have hoped - and that is all, we are, of all men, most to be pitied.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are more miserable than all other men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If all that we have done has been to place our hope in Christ for this life, then we of all men are the most to be pitied.

Webster

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Weymouth New Testament

If in this present life we have a *hope* resting on Christ, and nothing more, we are more to be pitied than all the rest of the world.

Williams New Testament

If for this life only we Christians have set our hopes on Christ, we are the most pitiable people in the world.

World English Bible

If we have only hoped in Christ in this life, we are of all men most pitiable.

Worrell New Testament

If in this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most pitiable!

Worsley New Testament

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Youngs Literal Translation

if in this life we have hope in Christ only, of all men we are most to be pitied.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

we have
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 15:19

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 15:19

Images 1 Corinthians 15:19

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 15:19

Context Readings

Concerning The Resurrection Of The Dead

18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19 If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied. 20 But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.


Cross References

2 Timothy 3:12

Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Psalm 17:14

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 6:11

For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.

Matthew 10:21-25

"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.

Matthew 24:9

"Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.

Luke 8:14

"The seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with worries and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to maturity.

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

John 16:2

"They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

John 16:33

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 6:3-4

Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more matters of this life?

Ephesians 1:12-13

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.

1 Peter 1:21

who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them."

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