The Day of the Lord

18 Woe to you who long
    for the day of the Lord!(A)
Why do you long for the day of the Lord?(B)
    That day will be darkness,(C) not light.(D)

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18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the Lord! to what end is it for you? the day of the Lord is darkness, and not light.

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hand this man over(A) to Satan(B) for the destruction of the flesh,[a][b] so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 5:5 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.
  2. 1 Corinthians 5:5 Or of his body
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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.

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being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion(A) until the day of Christ Jesus.(B)

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Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

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10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,(A)

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10 That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ.

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16 as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ(A) that I did not run(B) or labor in vain.(C)

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16 Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.

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for you know very well that the day of the Lord(A) will come like a thief in the night.(B)

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For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

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