2 Corinthians 2:5-10

Forgive the Sinner

5Now a  if anyone has caused pain b  he has caused it not to me, but c  in some measurenot to put it too severely—to all of you. 6For such a one, d  this punishment by the majority is enough, 7so e  you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. 8So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him. 9For this is why I wrote, that I might f  test you and know g  whether you are obedient in everything. 10Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sake in the presence of Christ,
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