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Imperishable

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Not subject to decay; ever-enduring. Imperishable (KJV, incorruption) describes the spiritual resurrection body which unlike the physical body is not subject to the decay associated with death (1 Corinthians 15:42-54 ). Imperishable describes the everlasting reward of the saints (1 Corinthians 9:25 ; 1 Peter 1:23 ). One of the Greek terms translated imperishable is also rendered immortality (Romans 2:7 ; 2 Timothy 1:10 ). The same term is used in reference to “undying” love in Ephesians 6:24 (KJV, “in sincerity”).


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Imperishable'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/i/imperishable.html. 1991.

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