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1 Corinthians 6 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Lawsuits Discouraged

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:1 - Does any one of you, when he has a [fn]case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the [fn]saints?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:2 - Or do you not know that the [fn]saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent to [fn]constitute the smallest law courts?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:3 - Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more matters of this life?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:4 - So if you have law courts dealing with matters of this life, [fn]do you appoint them as judges who are of no account in the church?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:5 - I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:6 - but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:7 - Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:8 - On the contrary, you yourselves wrong and defraud. You do this even to your brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:9 - Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor [fn]effeminate, nor homosexuals,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:10 - nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:11 - Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

The Body Is the Lord's

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:12 - All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:13 - Food is for the [fn]stomach and the [fn]stomach is for food, but God will do away with both [fn]of them. Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:14 - Now God has not only raised the Lord, but will also raise us up through His power.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:15 - Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be!
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:16 - Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For He says, “THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:17 - But the one who joins himself to the Lord is one spirit with Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:18 - Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the [fn]immoral man sins against his own body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:19 - Or do you not know that your body is a [fn]temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from [fn]God, and that you are not your own?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:20 - For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: matter
Or, holy ones
V 1, note 2
Or, try the trivial cases?
Or, appoint
I.e. effeminate by perversion
Literally: belly
Literally: it and them
Or, one who practices immorality
Or, sanctuary
Or, God? And you...own

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