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11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother or sister[a] who is sexually immoral or greedy, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or robber. Do not even eat with such a one. 12 For what have I to do with judging those outside? Is it not those who are inside that you are to judge? 13 God will judge those outside. ‘Drive out the wicked person from among you.’

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  1. 1 Corinthians 5:11 Gk brother

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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  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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