1 Corinthians 5
5 1It is actually reported that there is fornication among you, and such
fornication as is not even among the Gentiles, that one of you hath
his father's wife.
2And ye are puffed up, and did not rather mourn, that
he that had done this deed might be taken away from among you.
verily, being absent in body but present in spirit, have already as though I
were present judged him that hath so wrought this thing,
4in the name of
our Lord Jesus, ye being gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of
our Lord Jesus,
5to deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of
the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
6Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth
the whole lump?
7Purge out the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump,
even as ye are unleavened. For our passover also hath been sacrificed,
8wherefore let us keep the feast, not with old
leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the
unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
9I wrote unto you in my epistle
to have no company with fornicators;
10not at all meaning with
the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous and extortioners, or with
idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world:
11but as it is, I
wrote unto you not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother be a
fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an
extortioner; with such a one no, not to eat.
12For what have I to do with
judging them that are without? Do not ye judge them that are within?
13But them that are without God judgeth. Put away the wicked man from