1 Corinthians 5

Chapter 5

5:2  And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.

And ye are puffed up

What contempt this pours upon the divisions among the Corinthians: "Apollonians," and "Paulinians," and "Cephasites," all alike indifferent to this instance of gross sin!

5:5  To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.


(Greek - o[leqro , used elsewhere, 1 Thessalonians 5:3 ; 2 Thessalonians 1:9 ; 1 Timothy 6:9 . never means annihilation.

saved (See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

Jesus Some ancient authorities omit "Jesus."

5:10  Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.


kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8") .