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

 
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1 When any of you has a grievance against another, do you dare to take it to court before the unrighteous, instead of taking it 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 is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases? 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 are to judge angels—to say nothing of ordinary matters? 3 Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!
4 If you have ordinary cases, then, do you appoint as judges those who have no standing in the church? 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. Can it be that there is no one among you wise enough to decide between one believer and another, 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 a believer goes to court against a believer —and before unbelievers at that? 6 But instead, one brother goes to law against another--and this in front of unbelievers!
7 In fact, to have lawsuits at all with one another is already a defeat for you. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded? 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 But you yourselves wrong and defraud—and believers at that. 8 Instead, you yourselves cheat and do wrong, and you do this to your brothers.
9 Do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! Fornicators, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, 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 thieves, the greedy, drunkards, revilers, robbers—none of these 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 this is what some of you used to be. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in 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.