1 Corinthians 6:1-8 NIV

Lawsuits Among Believers

1 If any of you has a dispute with another, dare he take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the saints?1

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2 Do you not know that the saints will judge the world?2 And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases?

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3 Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!
4 Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appoint as judges even men of little account in the church!a

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    • a 6:4 - Or "matters, do you appoint as judges men of little account in the church?"
      5 I say this to shame you.3 Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?4

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      6 But instead, one brother5 goes to law against another--and this in front of unbelievers!6

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      7 The very fact that you have lawsuits among you means you have been completely defeated already. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?7

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      8 Instead, you yourselves cheat and do wrong, and you do this to your brothers.8

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