The Body Is Being Sown In Corruption Problematic for the IBV and other advocates who claim that the body is being sown in corruption from birth is their reading of  First Corinthians 15:42. The text states, 'It is being sown in corruption'. In order to fit their paradigm, they must alter Paul's language to say, it was or it has been sown in corruption. Yet, that is not how the text reads in the English or the Greek. In the English it is present passive tense. It is being sown in corruption. In the Greek it is present passive. It (speiretai, 3rd ...