11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone (A)who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one. 12 For what have I to do with judging (B)outsiders? (C)Is it not those inside the church[a] whom you are to judge? 13 God judges[b] those outside. (D)“Purge the evil person from among you.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 5:12 Greek those inside
  2. 1 Corinthians 5:13 Or will judge

11 But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister[a](A) but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater(B) or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.(C)

12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside(D) the church? Are you not to judge those inside?(E) 13 God will judge those outside. “Expel the wicked person from among you.”[b](F)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 5:11 The Greek word for brother or sister (adelphos) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in 8:11, 13.
  2. 1 Corinthians 5:13 Deut. 13:5; 17:7; 19:19; 21:21; 22:21,24; 24:7

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