18 And rhe is the head of the body, the church. He is sthe beginning, tthe firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
27 And I will make him the ifirstborn,
jthe highest of the kings of the earth.
23 hthat the Christ imust suffer and that, jby being the first kto rise from the dead, lhe would proclaim mlight both to our people and to the Gentiles.”
20 But in fact fChrist has been raised from the dead, gthe firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.