1 CORINTHIANS 5:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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1 Corinthians 5:11 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
now νῦνὶ Just now now
I have written ἔγραψα To "grave", especially to write; figuratively, to describe written
unto you ὑμῖν To (with or by) you unto you
not μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
to keep company, συναναμίγνυσθαι To mix up together, i.e., (figurative) associate with keep company
if ἐάν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
any man τις Some or any person or object any man
that is called ὀνομαζόμενος To name, i.e., assign an appellation; by extension, to utter, mention, profess called
a brother ἀδελφὸς A brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like G0001) brother
be Disjunctive, or; comparative, than be
a fornicator, πόρνος A (male) prostitute (as venal), i.e., (by analogy) a debauchee (libertine) fornicator
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
covetous, πλεονέκτης Holding (desiring) more, i.e., eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder) covetous
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
an idolater, εἰδωλολάτρης An image- (servant or) worshipper (literally or figuratively) idolater
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
a railer, λοίδορος Abusive, i.e., a blackguard railer
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
a drunkard, μέθυσος Tipsy, i.e., (as noun) a sot drunkard
or Disjunctive, or; comparative, than or
an extortioner; ἅρπαξ Rapacious extortioner
with such an one τοιούτῳ Truly this, i.e., of this sort (to denote character or individuality) such one
no not μηδὲ But not, not even; in a continued negation, nor no not
to eat. συνεσθίειν To take food in company with eat

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  • 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?

  • 13  But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.




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