So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few are chosen."
1 Corinthians 15:45
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man is of the earth, made of dust. The second man is the Lord from heaven.
1 Corinthians 15:46
However that which is spiritual isn't first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.
But many will be last who are first; and first who are last.
But many who are first will be last; and the last first."
Behold, there are some who are last who will be first, and there are some who are first who will be last."
He sat down, and called the twelve; and he said to them, "If any man wants to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all."
Whoever of you wants to become first among you, shall be bondservant of all.
When the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise each received a denarius.
The first came before him, saying, 'Lord, your mina has made ten more minas.'
Now there were with us seven brothers. The first married and died, and having no seed left his wife to his brother.
There were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and dying left no offspring.
There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless.
When they were past the first and the second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.
But when they continued asking him, he looked up and said to them, "He who is without sin among you, let him throw the first stone at her."
Cush became the father of Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.
1 Corinthians 12:28
God has set some in the assembly: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracle workers, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, and various kinds of languages.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.