Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;

King James Version

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Holman Bible

Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

International Standard Version

Now death's stinger is sin, and sin's power is the Law.

A Conservative Version

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

American Standard Version

The sting of death is sin; and the power of sin is the law:

Amplified

Now sin is the sting of death, and sin exercises its power [upon the soul] through [the abuse of] the Law.

An Understandable Version

The [harmful] sting that causes [physical] death is sin [See Rom. 5:12]; and the power of sin [to do this] comes from the law. [See Rom. 8:2].

Anderson New Testament

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Bible in Basic English

The pain of death is sin; and the power of sin is the law:

Common New Testament

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the sting of death was sin; and the strength of sin was the law.

Darby Translation

Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin the law;

Godbey New Testament

But the sting of death is sin; and the power of sin is the law.

John Wesley New Testament

But thanks be to God,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sting of death sin; and the power of sin the law.

King James 2000

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the sting of death [is] sin, and the power of sin [is] the law.

Modern King James verseion

The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the Law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sting of death is sin: and the strength of sin is the law.

Montgomery New Testament

Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.

NET Bible

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

New Heart English Bible

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

Noyes New Testament

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the Law.

Sawyer New Testament

And the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the sting of death, is, sin, and, the power of sin, is, the law; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is sin that gives death its sting, and it is the Law that gives sin its power.

Webster

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Weymouth New Testament

Now sin is the sting of death, and sin derives its power from the Law;

Williams New Testament

Now sin gives death its sting, and the law gives sin its power.

World English Bible

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

Worrell New Testament

The sting of death is sin; and the power of sin is the law:

Worsley New Testament

the sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the sting of the death is the sin, and the power of the sin the law;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κέντρον 
Kentron 
Usage: 3

of death
θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

is sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

of sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 15:56

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Images 1 Corinthians 15:56

Context Readings

Questions Concerning The Resurrection Body

55 "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?" 56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law; 57 but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.



Cross References

Romans 4:15

for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Genesis 3:17-19

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

Psalm 90:3-11

You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."

John 8:21

Then He said again to them, "I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come."

John 8:24

"Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins."

Romans 3:19-20

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 5:12-13

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--

Romans 5:15

But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many.

Romans 5:17

For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:20

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 7:5-13

For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain