If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, until my release should come.
"For there is hope for a tree, If it is cut down, that it will sprout again, that the tender branch of it will not cease.
He said to me, Son of man, can these bones live? I answered, Lord Yahweh, you know.
1 Samuel 2:6
"Yahweh kills, and makes alive. He brings down to Sheol, and brings up.
They kept this saying to themselves, questioning what the "rising from the dead" meant.
On that day Sadducees (those who say that there is no resurrection) came to him. They asked him,
There came to him Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection. They asked him, saying,
Some of the Sadducees came to him, those who deny that there is a resurrection.
For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit; but the Pharisees confess all of these.
Why is it judged incredible with you, if God does raise the dead?
Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked; but others said, "We want to hear you again concerning this."
1 Corinthians 15:13
But if there is no resurrection of the dead, neither has Christ been raised.
1 Corinthians 15:12
Now if Christ is preached, that he has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
1 Corinthians 15:15
Yes, we are found false witnesses of God, because we testified about God that he raised up Christ, whom he didn't raise up, if it is so that the dead are not raised.
1 Corinthians 15:29
Or else what will they do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead aren't raised at all, why then are they baptized for the dead?
1 Corinthians 15:32
If I fought with animals at Ephesus for human purposes, what does it profit me? If the dead are not raised, then "let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."