Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 15:19

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 15:19

References

Images 1 Corinthians 15:19

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 15:19

Context Readings

Concerning The Resurrection Of The Dead

18 Then indeed also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are the most miserable of all men. 20 (But now Christ is raised from among the dead, first-fruits of those fallen asleep.


Cross References

2 Timothy 3:12

And all indeed who desire to live piously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Ecclesiastes 6:11

For there are many things that increase vanity: what is man advantaged?

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity; for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherein thou art labouring under the sun.

Matthew 10:21-25

But brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child; and children shall rise up against parents and shall put them to death;

Matthew 24:9

Then shall they deliver you up to tribulation, and shall kill you; and ye will be hated of all the nations for my name's sake.

Luke 8:14

But that that fell where the thorns were, these are they who having heard go away and are choked under cares and riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues; but the hour is coming that every one who kills you will think to render service to God;

John 16:33

These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.

Acts 14:22

establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set us the apostles for the last, as appointed to death. For we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.

1 Corinthians 6:3-4

Do ye not know that we shall judge angels? and not then matters of this life?

Ephesians 1:12-13

that we should be to the praise of his glory who have pre-trusted in the Christ:

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering unceasingly your work of faith, and labour of love, and enduring constancy of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

2 Timothy 1:12

For which cause also I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep for that day the deposit I have entrusted to him.

2 Timothy 2:4

No one going as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.

1 Peter 1:21

who by him do believe on God, who has raised him from among the dead and given him glory, that your faith and hope should be in God.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice out of the heaven saying, Write, Blessed the dead who die in the Lord from henceforth. Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; for their works follow with them.

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