Modern Literal Version
[1 Corinthians 5]

     5:1 Fornication is heard literally to be among you* (and such fornication which is not even named among the Gentiles), so-then for someone to have had his father's wife. 5:2 And you* are being arrogant, and did not rather mourn in order that he who did* this work might be taken away out of your* midst. 5:3 For* indeed, as being absent in the body, but being present* in the spirit, I have already judged him thus, who worked out this thing, (as though I am present*), 5:4 in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. When you* and my spirit were gathered together, together with the power of our Lord Jesus, 5:5 to give such a one to the Adversary *for the utter-destruction of the flesh, in order that the spirit might be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

     5:6 Your* boasting is not good. Do you* not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch?5:7 Cleanse* out the old leaven, in order that you* may be a new batch, just-as you* are unleavened. For* Christ our Passover was also sacrificed on our behalf. 5:8 So-then we should celebrate a festival, not in old leaven, nor in the leaven of malice and wickedness, but in the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

     5:9 I wrote to you* in my letter not to socialize together with fornicators; 5:10 and certainly notmeaning with the fornicators of this world or with the greedy ones or ravening ones or idolaters; otherwise, you* are consequently* obligated to go forth out of the world. 5:11 But now, I wrote to you* not to socialize together with anyone if he is named a brother, who is either a fornicator or greedy one, or an idolater or a reviler, or a drunkard or a ravening one, not to even eat together with such a person.5:12 For* what is it to me to judge those who are outside? Are you* not judging those who are inside? 5:13 Now God will be judging those who are outside, and you will be taking away the evil man from among you*, yourselves.

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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