1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 5

1Paul reproveth a scandalous incest committed and protected from censure in the church at Corinth; 3and by his authority in Christ excommunicateth the offender. 6The necessity of purging out the old leaven. 9Christians guilty of notorious crimes are not to be consorted with.

1IT is reported commonly that there is afornication among you, and bsuch fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his cfather's wife.

a ch. 6.18. 2Co. 12.21. b Ep. 5.3. Le. 18.8. De. 22.30; 27.20. c 2Co. 7.12.

2dAnd ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.

d ch. 4.8,18. Le. 20.11. 2Co. 7.7,10; 12.21. Ga. 5.10,12.

3eFor I *verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have 1judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,

*verily-indeed, truly.

1Or, determined.

e Col. 2.5. v.5. 2Ki. 5.26.

4fIn the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, gwith the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

f Mat. 16.19; 18.18; 28.18. Jn. 20.23. 2Co. 2.9,10. g 2Co. 13.3,10.

5hTo deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in ithe day of the Lord Jesus.

h 1Ti. 1.20. 2Co. 2.7; 10.6,8; 13.9. v.7,13. ch. 11.32. i ch. 3.13. 2Co. 1.14.

6jYour glorying is not good. Know ye not that ka little *leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

*leaven-yeast, fermented dough.

j v.2. ch. 3.21; 4.18,19. Ja. 4.16. k Mat. 16.6. Lu. 13.21. Ga. 5.9. ch. 15.33. 2Ti. 2.17.

7lPurge out therefore the old *leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. mFor even Christ our passover 2is sacrificed for us:

*leaven-yeast, fermented dough.

2Or, is slain.

l v.5,13. Ep. 4.22. Col. 3.5,9,10. Ex. 12.15; 13.6,7. m Ex. 12.5,6. De. 16.2. Is. 53.7,10. Jn. 1.29,36; 19.36. Ac. 8.32,35. ch. 15.3,4. 1Pe. 1.19,20. Re. 5.6,9,12.

8Therefore let us keep 3the feast, nnot with old *leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

3Or, holy day.

*leaven-yeast, fermented dough.

n Ex. 12.15; 13.6. De. 16. Le. 23.6. Mat. 16.12. Ja. 1.21. 1Pe. 2.1,2.

9I wrote unto you in an epistle onot to company with fornicators:

o Ro. 16.17. Ep. 5.7,11. 2Th. 3.6,14. 2Co. 6.14. v.2,7,13. Ps. 1.1.

10pYet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.

p ch. 10.27; 12.2. Ep. 2.3; 4.17. 1Pe. 4.3. 1Jn. 5.19. Jn. 17.15.

11But now I have written unto you qnot to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a *railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

*railer-abusive person.

q Ps. 101.5. Mat. 18.15-17. Ro. 16.17. 2Th. 3.6,14. 2Jn. 10.

12For what have I to do to judge rthem also that are *without? do not ye judge sthem that are within?


r Mar. 4.11. 1Th. 4.12. 1Ti. 3.7. Col. 4.5. s ch. 6.1-4. He. 3.1.

13But them that are *without tGod judgeth. Therefore uput away from among yourselves that wicked person.


t Ex. 20.7. He. 13.4. u De. 13.5,7; 17.7; 21.21; 22.21-24. Nu. 5.2. Mat. 18.17.