1 Corinthians 5:9

“I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I wrote vnto you in an Epistle, not to company with fornicators.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I wrote unto you in my epistle to have no company with fornicators;
- American Standard Version (1901)

In my letter I said to you that you were not to keep company with those who go after the desires of the flesh;
- Basic English Bible

I have written to you in the epistle not to mix with fornicators;
- Darby Bible

I have written to you in this epistle, not to associate with persons guilty of lewdness:
- Webster's Bible

I wrote to you in that letter that you were not to associate with fornicators;
- Weymouth Bible

I wrote to you in my letter to have no company with sexual sinners;
- World English Bible

I wroot to you in a pistle, that ye be not medlid with letchours,
- Wycliffe Bible

I did write to you in the epistle, not to keep company with whoremongers --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 5:9


5:9 I wrote to you in a former epistle - And, doubtless, both St. Paul and the other apostles wrote many things which are not extant now. Not to converse - Familiarly; not to contract any intimacy or acquaintance with them, more than is absolutely necessary.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 5:9


1Co 5:9 I wrote unto you in an epistle. He had written an earlier letter which has not been preserved, probably a short one, to which reference is made. So most commentators understand.

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