27 (A)Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord (B)in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning (C)the body and blood of the Lord. 28 (D)Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself. 30 That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some (E)have died.[a] 31 (F)But if we judged[b] ourselves truly, we would not be judged. 32 But when we are judged by the Lord, (G)we are disciplined[c] so that we may not be (H)condemned along with the world.

33 So then, my brothers,[d] when you come together to eat, wait for[e] one another— 34 (I)if anyone is hungry, (J)let him eat at home—so that when you come together it will not be for judgment. About the other things (K)I will give directions (L)when I come.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 11:30 Greek have fallen asleep (as in 15:6, 20)
  2. 1 Corinthians 11:31 Or discerned
  3. 1 Corinthians 11:32 Or when we are judged we are being disciplined by the Lord
  4. 1 Corinthians 11:33 Or brothers and sisters
  5. 1 Corinthians 11:33 Or share with

(A)“Do not give (B)dogs what is holy, and do not throw your (C)pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.

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Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church

It is actually reported that there is (A)sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, (B)for a man has his father's wife. And (C)you are arrogant! Ought you (D)not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you.

For though (E)absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have already pronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing. When you are assembled (F)in the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus, you are (G)to deliver this man to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so (H)that his spirit may be saved (I)in the day of the Lord.[a]

(J)Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that (K)a little leaven leavens the whole lump? Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Let us therefore celebrate the festival, (L)not with the old leaven, (M)the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

I wrote to you in my letter (N)not to associate with sexually immoral people— 10 (O)not at all meaning (P)the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, (Q)since then you would need to go out of the world. 11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone (R)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 (S)outsiders? (T)Is it not those inside the church[b] whom you are to judge? 13 God judges[c] those outside. (U)“Purge the evil person from among you.”

Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 5:5 Some manuscripts add Jesus
  2. 1 Corinthians 5:12 Greek those inside
  3. 1 Corinthians 5:13 Or will judge

23 save others by (A)snatching them out of (B)the fire; to others show mercy (C)with fear, hating even (D)the garment[a] stained by the flesh.

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Footnotes

  1. Jude 1:23 Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin

22 (A)Do not be hasty in the (B)laying on of hands, nor (C)take part in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.

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