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now Christ

“as it is, Christ” or “this is the truth: Christ”

who is the firstfruits

“Firstfruits” here is a metaphor, comparing Christ to the first of the harvest, offered to God. AT: “the first to be celebrated as if he were harvested from death” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

Christ, who is the firstfruits of those who died, has been raised

“Raised” here is an idiom for “caused to live again.” This can be stated in active form. AT: “God has raised Christ, who is the firstfruits of those who died” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-activepassive and rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

death came by a man

The abstract noun “death” can be expressed with the verb “die.” AT: “people die because of one man” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-abstractnouns)

by a man also came the resurrection of the dead

The abstract noun “resurrection” can be expressed with the verb “raise.” AT: “people are raised from the dead because of another man” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-abstractnouns)

translationWords

  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/christ
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/firstfruit
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/death
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/resurrection