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1st Corinthians 4

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians

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1

 It is absolutely heard, that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as the like is not among the heathens; that one should have his father's wife. 

2

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

3

 I indeed, absent in body, but present in spirit, have already judged, as though I were present, him that hath so done, 

4

 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, you being gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus; 

5

 To deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 

6

 Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven corrupteth the whole lump ? 

7

 Purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new paste, as you are unleavened. For Christ our pasch is sacrificed. 

8

 Therefore let us feast, not with the old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 

9

 I wrote to you in an epistle, not to keep company with fornicators. 

10

 I mean not with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or the extortioners, or the servers of idols; otherwise you must needs go out of this world. 

11

 But now I have written to you, not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother, be a fornicator, or covetous, or a server of idols, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner: with such a one, not so much as to eat. 

12

 For what have I to do to judge them that are without ? Do not you judge them that are within ? 

13

 For them that are without, God will judge. Put away the evil one from among yourselves. 

1st Corinthians 6

 

 

 

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