1 Corinthians 5

Immorality Rebuked

1It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has a  his father’s wife. 2
Or have you...?
You c  have become
Lit puffed up
arrogant and
Or have you...?
have not f  mourned instead, so that the one who had done this deed would be g  removed from your midst.

3For I, on my part, though h  absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged him who has so committed this, as though I were present. 4 i  In the name of our Lord Jesus, when you are assembled, and
Lit my spirit, with the power
I with you in spirit k  with the power of our Lord Jesus,
5I have decided to l  deliver such a one to m  Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in n  the day of the Lord
Two early mss do not contain Jesus

6 p  Your boasting is not good. q  Do you not know that r  a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough? 7Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Christ our s  Passover also has been sacrificed. 8Therefore let us celebrate the feast t  not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

9I wrote you in my letter u  not to associate with immoral people; 10I did not at all mean with the immoral people of this world, or with the covetous and swindlers, or with v  idolaters, for then you would have to go out of the world. 11But
Lit now
actually, I wrote to you not to associate
Lit together if any man called a brother is
with any so-called y  brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or z  an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindlernot even to eat with such a one.
12For what have I to do with judging aa  outsiders? ab  Do you not judge those who are within the church? 13But those who are outside, God
Or will judge
judges. ad  Remove the wicked man from among yourselves.
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