Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)

But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.

American Standard Version (ASV)

But now hath Christ been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of them that are asleep.

Bible in Basic English (BBE)

But now Christ has truly come back from the dead, the first-fruits of those who are sleeping.

Darby English Bible (DBY)

(But now Christ is raised from among [the] dead, first-fruits of those fallen asleep.

World English Bible (WEB)

But now Christ has been raised from the dead. He became the first fruits of those who are asleep.

Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

And now, Christ hath risen out of the dead -- the first-fruits of those sleeping he became,