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1 Corinthians 6 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

Settle Disputes Within the Community

Does any one of you, when he has a matter against his neighbor, dare to go to court before the unrighteous and not before the kedoshim? Don’t you know that the kedoshim will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to judge trivial matters? Don’t you know that we will judge angels? How much more the matters of this life! So if you have courts for matters of this life, why do you appoint as judges those who have no standing in the community? I say this to put you to shame! Isn’t there even one wise man among you who will be able to settle disputes between his brethren? Instead, a brother goes to court against a brother—and before unbelievers at that!

Therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you have lawsuits among yourselves. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated? But you yourselves do wrong and cheat—and against your brothers and sisters at that!

Morality in the Temple of God

Or don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Don’t be deceived! The sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, those who practice homosexuality, 10 thieves, the greedy, drunkards, slanderers, swindlers—none of these will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 That is what some of you were—but you were washed, you were made holy, you were set right in the name of the Lord Yeshua the Messiah and by the Ruach of our God.

12 “Everything is permitted for me”—but not everything is helpful. “Everything is permitted for me”—but I will not be controlled by anything. 13 “Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food”—but God will do away with both of them. Yet the body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body. 14 Now God raised up the Lord and will also raise us up by His power. 15 Don’t you know that your bodies are members of Messiah? Shall I then take the members of Messiah and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be! 16 Or don’t you know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For it is said, “The two shall become one flesh.” [a] 17 But the one who joins himself to the Lord is one spirit with Him.

18 Flee from sexual immorality! Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body—but the one committing sexual immorality sins against his own body. 19 Or don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Ruach ha-Kodesh who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? 20 For you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 6:17 Gen. 2:24.
  2. 1 Corinthians 6:20 Some mss. add and in your spirit, which are God’s.
Tree of Life Version (TLV)

Tree of Life (TLV) Translation of the Bible. Copyright © 2015 by The Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6 SBL Greek New Testament (SBLGNT)

Τολμᾷ τις ὑμῶν πρᾶγμα ἔχων πρὸς τὸν ἕτερον κρίνεσθαι ἐπὶ τῶν ἀδίκων, καὶ οὐχὶ ἐπὶ τῶν ἁγίων; [a]ἢ οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι οἱ ἅγιοι τὸν κόσμον κρινοῦσιν; καὶ εἰ ἐν ὑμῖν κρίνεται ὁ κόσμος, ἀνάξιοί ἐστε κριτηρίων ἐλαχίστων; οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι ἀγγέλους κρινοῦμεν, μήτιγε βιωτικά; βιωτικὰ μὲν οὖν κριτήρια ἐὰν ἔχητε, τοὺς ἐξουθενημένους ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ, τούτους καθίζετε; πρὸς ἐντροπὴν ὑμῖν λέγω. οὕτως οὐκ ἔνι ἐν ὑμῖν [b]οὐδεὶς σοφὸς ὃς δυνήσεται διακρῖναι ἀνὰ μέσον τοῦ [c]ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ, ἀλλὰ ἀδελφὸς μετὰ ἀδελφοῦ κρίνεται, καὶ τοῦτο ἐπὶ ἀπίστων; ἤδη μὲν [d]οὖν ὅλως ἥττημα ὑμῖν ἐστιν ὅτι κρίματα ἔχετε μεθ’ ἑαυτῶν· διὰ τί οὐχὶ μᾶλλον ἀδικεῖσθε; διὰ τί οὐχὶ μᾶλλον ἀποστερεῖσθε; ἀλλὰ ὑμεῖς ἀδικεῖτε καὶ ἀποστερεῖτε, καὶ [e]τοῦτο ἀδελφούς.

Ἢ οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι ἄδικοι [f]θεοῦ βασιλείαν οὐ κληρονομήσουσιν; μὴ πλανᾶσθε· οὔτε πόρνοι οὔτε εἰδωλολάτραι οὔτε μοιχοὶ οὔτε μαλακοὶ οὔτε ἀρσενοκοῖται 10 οὔτε [g]κλέπται οὔτε πλεονέκται, [h]οὐ μέθυσοι, οὐ λοίδοροι, οὐχ ἅρπαγες βασιλείαν [i]θεοῦ κληρονομήσουσιν. 11 καὶ ταῦτά τινες ἦτε· ἀλλὰ ἀπελούσασθε, ἀλλὰ ἡγιάσθητε, ἀλλὰ ἐδικαιώθητε ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ κυρίου [j]Ἰησοῦ καὶ ἐν τῷ πνεύματι τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν.

12 Πάντα μοι ἔξεστιν· ἀλλ’ οὐ πάντα συμφέρει. πάντα μοι ἔξεστιν· ἀλλ’ οὐκ ἐγὼ ἐξουσιασθήσομαι ὑπό τινος. 13 τὰ βρώματα τῇ κοιλίᾳ, καὶ ἡ κοιλία τοῖς βρώμασιν· ὁ δὲ θεὸς καὶ ταύτην καὶ ταῦτα καταργήσει. τὸ δὲ σῶμα οὐ τῇ πορνείᾳ ἀλλὰ τῷ κυρίῳ, καὶ ὁ κύριος τῷ σώματι· 14 ὁ δὲ θεὸς καὶ τὸν κύριον ἤγειρεν καὶ ἡμᾶς ἐξεγερεῖ διὰ τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ. 15 οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι τὰ σώματα ὑμῶν μέλη Χριστοῦ ἐστιν; ἄρας οὖν τὰ μέλη τοῦ Χριστοῦ ποιήσω πόρνης μέλη; μὴ γένοιτο. 16 [k]ἢ οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι ὁ κολλώμενος τῇ πόρνῃ ἓν σῶμά ἐστιν; Ἔσονται γάρ, φησίν, οἱ δύο εἰς σάρκα μίαν. 17 ὁ δὲ κολλώμενος τῷ κυρίῳ ἓν πνεῦμά ἐστιν. 18 φεύγετε τὴν πορνείαν· πᾶν ἁμάρτημα ὃ ἐὰν ποιήσῃ ἄνθρωπος ἐκτὸς τοῦ σώματός ἐστιν, ὁ δὲ πορνεύων εἰς τὸ ἴδιον σῶμα ἁμαρτάνει. 19 ἢ οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι τὸ σῶμα ὑμῶν ναὸς τοῦ ἐν ὑμῖν ἁγίου πνεύματός ἐστιν, οὗ ἔχετε ἀπὸ θεοῦ; καὶ οὐκ ἐστὲ ἑαυτῶν, 20 ἠγοράσθητε γὰρ τιμῆς· δοξάσατε δὴ τὸν θεὸν ἐν τῷ σώματι [l]ὑμῶν.

Footnotes:

  1. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:2 WH Treg NIV ] – RP
  2. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:5 οὐδεὶς σοφὸς WH Treg NIV ] σοφὸς οὐδὲ εἷς RP
  3. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:5 ἀδελφοῦ WH Treg NIV RP ] + καὶ τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ em Holmes
  4. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:7 οὖν WH Treg RP NA ] – NIV
  5. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:8 τοῦτο WH Treg NIV ] ταῦτα RP
  6. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:9 θεοῦ βασιλείαν WH Treg NIV ] βασιλείαν θεοῦ RP
  7. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:10 κλέπται οὔτε πλεονέκται WH Treg NIV ] πλεονέκται οὔτε κλέπται RP
  8. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:10 οὐ WH Treg NIV ] οὔτε RP
  9. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:10 θεοῦ WH Treg NIV ] + οὐ RP
  10. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:11 Ἰησοῦ RP ] Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ Treg NIV; ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ WH
  11. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:16 WH Treg NIV ] – RP
  12. ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 6:20 ὑμῶν WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ ἐν τῷ πνεύματι ὑμῶν ἅτινά ἐστιν τοῦ θεοῦ RP
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