1 Corinthians 6:1

“Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Dare any of you, hauing a matter against another, goe to law before the vniust, and not before the Saints?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Dare any of you, having a matter against his neighbor, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How is it, that if any one of you has a cause at law against another, he takes it before a Gentile judge and not before the saints?
- Basic English Bible

Dare any one of you, having a matter against another, prosecute his suit before the unjust, and not before the saints?
- Darby Bible

Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
- Webster's Bible

If one of you has a grievance against an opponent, does he dare to go to law before irreligious men and not before God's people?
- Weymouth Bible

Dare any of you, having a matter against his neighbor, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
- World English Bible

Dar any of you that hath a cause ayens another, be demed at wickid men, and not at hooli men?
- Wycliffe Bible

Dare any one of you, having a matter with the other, go to be judged before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:1


6:1 The unjust - The heathens. A Christian could expect no justice from these. The saints - Who might easily decide these smaller differences in a private and friendly manner.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:1


1Co 6:1 Litigation Among Brethren SUMMARY OF I CORINTHIANS 6: Going to Law Before Heathen. The Saints As Judges. Suffer Wrong Rather Than Do Wrong. The Impure Cannot Be God's Children. What Is Lawful Not Always Expedient. The Christian's Body a Temple. Dare any of you . . . go to law before the unjust? The third indictment against the Corinthian church is now presented. Some had sought judgments against their brethren in heathen courts. This Paul indignantly rebukes. The Jews themselves made it a rule never to carry cases before heathen tribunals. Much worse was it in Christians.

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