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Synonyms for incorruption

characterized by integrity or probity

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Being unencumbered with pelf, Kirk is not distressed by that difficulty; his worn old knapsack will suffice him for the tramp from corruption to incorruption.
We find poet after poet expressing in metaphor and simile the analogy between death and sleep and winter, and again between birth and waking and summer, and these, once more, are constantly made the types of a spiritual experience--of the death in the individual soul of its accidental part and the putting on of incorruption.
Another biblical text seen as a divine flat to compose poetry in imitation of the celestial order was 1 Corinthians 15:53: "For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
The King James version of the text reads: "So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall it be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
As Stubb proceeds with his "inquiry," Ishmael soliloquizes over the marvelous reversal of olfactory sensations in this "insufferable fetor": "Now that the incorruption of this most fragrant ambergris should be found in the heart of such decay; is this nothing?
Baptism is at once a death and a new birth, a washing-away of sin and the gift of the living water promised by Christ, the grace of forgiveness and regeneration in the Spirit, a stripping-off of our mortality and a clothing with the robe of incorruption.
He used the example of natural growth, showing how something buried in the ground eventually sprouts, grows and flourishes: "The body is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption.
Morning by morning incorruption Puts on corruption; nervously Wave creeps in and lingers over Tideswept heaps where the fly breeds: Memory flows where all is tainted, Death with life and life with death.
In taking up our vulnerability and openness to suffering, Andrew argues, Jesus laid aside the immortality that was his by right as Son of God and entered the realm of the dead, "so that we might escape the bonds that awaited us there and might pass over to the realm of incorruption.