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I Corinthians 6

1 Does anyone [of you], having [a] matter against another, dare to be judged1 by the unjust, and not by the holy [ones]? 2 Or don't you know that the holy [ones] will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy of judging [the] least [thing]? 3 Or do you not know that we will judge angels, let alone things of this life, 4 if indeed you be judging the things of this life; those despised in the assembly2 , do you seat these [to judge you]? 5 I speak towards your shame. [Is there] thus among you not one wise, who will be able to judge between his brother? 6 But brother is judged with brother, and this by [the] unbelieving. 7 Already indeed therefore actually is defeat to you because you have judgments within yourselves. Why don't you rather be-done-injustice? 8 But you do injustice and deprive, and this [your] brothers. 9 Or don't you know that [the] unjust of God will not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not being deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor coveters, not drunkards, not abusers, not thieves will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And these [things] were some [of you]; but you are washed, but you have been made holy, but you have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the spirit of our God. 12 Everything is permitted to me, but not everything profits. Everything is permitted, but I will not be brought under authority by anyone. 13 Foods [are] for the belly, and the belly [is] for foods. But God will nullify both it and them. But the body [is] not for fornication but for the Lord, and the Lord [is] for the body. 14 So God has both raised up the Lord and will also raise us through his power. 15 Don't you know that your bodies are members of Christ? Will I therefore make the members of Christ members of [a] harlot? May it not be! 16 Or don't you know that the [one] being joined with [a] harlot is one body? For the two, he has said, will be into one flesh. 17 But the [one] being joined to the Lord is one spirit. 18 Be fleeing fornication. Every sin which [a] man may do is outside [his] body; but the [one] fornicating sins inside his own body. 19 Or don't you know that your bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which you have from God, and you are not your own? 20 For you were bought with [a] price. Glorify God therefore in your body.

1i.e.take the matter to court

2EKKLESIA (εκκλησια) from "called out". Appears 114 times in the N.T., but only in two places in the Gospels ( Matt.16:18 (twice) and Matt.18:17 (twice)). It's worth noting that when Jesus uses the term EKKLESIA, Christian community as we know it didn't yet exist—there were only the disciples. EKKLESIA is apparently different from 'synagogue' (SYNAGOGE (συναγωγη) which occurs 56 times in the N.T.) EKKLESIA is used in secular Greek literature of a popular assembly 'called to assemble', and also of those 'called' to a cult. EKKLESIA is used frequently in the N.T. outside of the Gospels to refer to Christian communities, but in Acts.7:38 it is used of the people of Israel led through the desert by Moses, and in Acts.19:32 ff. of a secular assembly. Thus, all told, the common translation of EKKLESIA as 'church' doesn't really reflect 1st century usage—it seems to mean more like 'a group of people assembled for some specific purpose'.