1 Corinthians 5 LEB

Immoral Behavior and Church Discipline

1 It is reported everywhere [that there] is sexual immorality among you, and sexual immorality of such a kind which [does] not [even exist] among the Gentiles, so that someone has the wife of [his] father.

References for 1 Corinthians 5:1

      2 And you are inflated with pride, and should you not rather have mourned, so that the one who has done this deed would be removed from your midst?
      3 For [although I] am absent in body but present in spirit, I have already passed judgment on the one who has done this in this way, as [if I] were present.

      References for 1 Corinthians 5:3

        • a 5:3 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("am absent") which is understood as concessive
        • b 5:3 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("were present") which is understood as conditional
          4 In the name of our Lord Jesus, [when] you are assembled, and my spirit, together with the power of our Lord Jesus,

          References for 1 Corinthians 5:4

            • c 5:4 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("are assembled")
              5 [I have decided] to hand over such a person to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, in order that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord.

              References for 1 Corinthians 5:5

                • d 5:5 - *The words "I have decided" are implied from the statement "I have already passed judgment" in v. 3
                  6 Your boasting [is] not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough?
                  7 Clean out the old leaven in order that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.
                  8 So then, let us celebrate the feast, not with the old leaven or with the leaven of wickedness and sinfulness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
                  9 I wrote to you in the letter not to associate with sexually immoral people.
                  10 By no means [did I mean] the sexually immoral people of this world or the greedy people and swindlers or idolaters, since then you would have to depart out of the world.
                  11 But now I have written to you not to associate with any so-called brother, if he is a sexually immoral person or a greedy person or an idolater or an abusive person or a drunkard or a swindler--with such a person not even to eat.
                  12 For what [is it] to me to judge those outside? Should you not judge those inside?
                  13 But those outside God will judge. Remove the evil person {from among yourselves}.

                  References for 1 Corinthians 5:13

                    • e 5:13 - Literally "from you of them"