1 Korinthus

In 1 Corinthians 15:20 and 23, Paul calls Jesus “the first fruits of those who are asleep.” According to John, Jesus died on the Eve of Passover and was resurrected on the third day, which was the day of the Omer ritual, the ritual of the first fruits. There have been many attempts to prove that Paul alludes intentionally to the first fruit implicitly, remembering the chronology of Jesus’s last days.

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