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1 Corinthians 6:1-11 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? 1 If any of you has a dispute with another, dare he take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the saints?
2 Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 2 Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases?
3 Do you not know that we shall judge angels? How much more, things that pertain to this life? 3 Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!
4 If then you have judgments concerning things pertaining to this life, do you appoint those who are least esteemed by the church to judge? 4 Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appoint as judges even men of little account in the church!
5 I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you, not even one, who will be able to judge between his brethren? 5 I say this to shame you. Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?
6 But brother goes to law against brother, and that before unbelievers! 6 But instead, one brother goes to law against another--and this in front of unbelievers!
7 Now therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you go to law against one another. Why do you not rather accept wrong? Why do you not rather let yourselves be cheated? 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?
8 No, you yourselves do wrong and cheat, and you do these things to your brethren! 8 Instead, you yourselves cheat and do wrong, and you do this to your brothers.
9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, 9 Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders
10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God. 11 And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.