Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 put 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.

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 they also who are fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied. 20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.


Cross References

2 Timothy 3:12

Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Psalm 17:14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 6:11

Since there are many things that increase vanity, how is man the better?

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of the life of your vanity, which he has given you under the sun, all the days of your vanity: for that is your portion in this life, and in your labor which you perform under the sun.

Matthew 10:21-25

And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.

Matthew 24:9

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.

Luke 8:14

And that which fell among thorns are they, who, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to maturity.

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.

John 16:33

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

Acts 14:22

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.

1 Corinthians 6:3-4

Know you not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?

Ephesians 1:12-13

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

2 Timothy 1:12

For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

2 Timothy 2:4

No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.

1 Peter 1:21

Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on: Yea, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.

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