10 And not [a]altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or with extortioners, or with idolaters: for then ye must go out of the world.

11 But now I have written unto you, that ye company not together: if any that is called a brother, be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner, with such one eat not.

12 [b]For what have I to do to judge them also which are without? do ye not judge them that are within?

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  1. 1 Corinthians 5:10 If you should utterly abstain from such men’s company, you should go out of the world: therefore I speak of them which are in the very bosom of the Church, which must be called home by discipline, and not of them which are without, with whom we must labor by all means possible, to bring them to Christ.
  2. 1 Corinthians 5:12 Such as are false brethren, ought to be cast out of the Congregation: as for them which are without, they must be left to the judgment of God.

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