1 Corinthians 5:3-5 NIV

3 For my part, even though I am not physically present, I am with you in spirit. As one who is present with you in this way, I have already passed judgment in the name of our Lord Jesus on the one who has been doing this.

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4 So when you are assembled and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present,

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5 hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh,ab so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord.

References for 1 Corinthians 5:5

    • l 5:5 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.
    • m 5:5 - Or "of his body"