1 Corinthians 5 NLT

1 I can hardly believe the report about the sexual immorality going on among you—something that even pagans don’t do. I am told that a man in your church is living in sin with his stepmother.a

References for 1 Corinthians 5:1

    • 5:1 - Greek his father’s wife.
      2 You are so proud of yourselves, but you should be mourning in sorrow and shame. And you should remove this man from your fellowship.
      3 Even though I am not with you in person, I am with you in the Spirit.b And as though I were there, I have already passed judgment on this man

      References for 1 Corinthians 5:3

        • 5:3 - Or in spirit.
          4 in the name of the Lord Jesus. You must call a meeting of the church.c I will be present with you in spirit, and so will the power of our Lord Jesus.

          References for 1 Corinthians 5:4

            • 5:4 - Or In the name of the Lord Jesus, you must call a meeting of the church.
              5 Then you must throw this man out and hand him over to Satan so that his sinful nature will be destroyedd and he himselfe will be saved on the day the Lordf returns.

              References for 1 Corinthians 5:5

                • 5:5 - Or so that his body will be destroyed; Greek reads for the destruction of the flesh.
                • 5:5 - Greek and the spirit.
                • 5:5 - Other manuscripts read the Lord Jesus; still others read our Lord Jesus Christ.
                  6 Your boasting about this is terrible. Don’t you realize that this sin is like a little yeast that spreads through the whole batch of dough?
                  7 Get rid of the old “yeast” by removing this wicked person from among you. Then you will be like a fresh batch of dough made without yeast, which is what you really are. Christ, our Passover Lamb, has been sacrificed for us.g

                  References for 1 Corinthians 5:7

                    • 5:7 - Greek has been sacrificed.
                      8 So let us celebrate the festival, not with the old breadh of wickedness and evil, but with the new breadi of sincerity and truth.

                      References for 1 Corinthians 5:8

                        • 5:8 - Greek not with old leaven.
                        • 5:8 - Greek but with unleavened [bread].
                          9 When I wrote to you before, I told you not to associate with people who indulge in sexual sin.
                          10 But I wasn’t talking about unbelievers who indulge in sexual sin, or are greedy, or cheat people, or worship idols. You would have to leave this world to avoid people like that.
                          11 I meant that you are not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believerj yet indulges in sexual sin, or is greedy, or worships idols, or is abusive, or is a drunkard, or cheats people. Don’t even eat with such people.

                          References for 1 Corinthians 5:11

                            • 5:11 - Greek a brother.
                              12 It isn’t my responsibility to judge outsiders, but it certainly is your responsibility to judge those inside the church who are sinning.
                              13 God will judge those on the outside; but as the Scriptures say, “You must remove the evil person from among you.”k

                              References for 1 Corinthians 5:13

                                • 5:13 - Deut 17:7.