1 CORINTHIANS 5:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.”

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1 Corinthians 5:10 Translation & Meaning

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Yet καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words Yet
not οὐ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
altogether πάντως Entirely; specially, at all events, (with negative, following) in no event altogether
with the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) with the
fornicators πόρνοις A (male) prostitute (as venal), i.e., (by analogy) a debauchee (libertine) fornicators
of this τούτου Of (from or concerning) this (person or thing) of this
world, κόσμου Orderly arrangement, i.e., decoration; by implication, the world (including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)) world
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
with πλεονέκταις Holding (desiring) more, i.e., eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder) with
the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
covetous, πλεονέκταις Holding (desiring) more, i.e., eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder) covetous
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
extortioners, ἅρπαξιν Rapacious extortioners
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
with idolaters; εἰδωλολάτραις An image- (servant or) worshipper (literally or figuratively) idolaters
for ἐπεὶ Thereupon, i.e., since (of time or cause) for
then ἄρα A particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows) then
must ye needs ὀφείλετε To owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must, should); morally, to fail in duty must needs
go out ἐξελθεῖν To issue (literally or figuratively) go out
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
world. κόσμου Orderly arrangement, i.e., decoration; by implication, the world (including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)) world

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  • 8  Therefore 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.

  • 9  I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:

  • 10  Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.

  • 11  But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

  • 12  For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?




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