1 Corinthians 6:1

Lawsuits Among Believers

1 If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?

1 Corinthians 6:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
ESV
1 When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints?
NLT
1 When one of you has a dispute with another believer, how dare you file a lawsuit and ask a secular court to decide the matter instead of taking it to other believers !
MSG
1 And how dare you take each other to court! When you think you have been wronged, does it make any sense to go before a court that knows nothing of God's ways instead of a family of Christians?
CSB
1 Does any of you who has a complaint against someone dare go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?

1 Corinthians 6:1 In-Context

1 If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?
2 Or do you not know that the Lord’s people 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 will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!
4 Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
5 I say this to shame you. Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?

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