1 Corinthians 6:11

“And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are iustified in the Name of the Lord Iesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And such were some of you: but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And such were some of you; but you have been washed, you have been made holy, you have been given righteousness in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
- Basic English Bible

And these things were some of you; but ye have been washed, but ye have been sanctified, but ye have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
- Darby Bible

And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
- Webster's Bible

And all this describes what some of you were. But now you have had every stain washed off: now you have been set apart as holy: now you have been pronounced free from guilt; in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and through the Spirit of our God.
- Weymouth Bible

Such were some of you, but you were washed. But you were sanctified. But you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.
- World English Bible

And ye weren sum tyme these thingis; but ye ben waischun, but ye ben halewid, but ye ben iustefied in the name of oure Lord Jhesu Crist, and in the spirit of oure God.
- Wycliffe Bible

And certain of you were these! but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were declared righteous, in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:11


6:11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed - From those gross abominations; nay, and ye are inwardly sanctified; not before, but in consequence of, your being justified in the name - That is, by the merits, of the Lord Jesus, through which your sins are forgiven. And by the Spirit of our God - By whom ye are thus washed and sanctified.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:11


1Co 6:11 And such were some of you. Some of the worst classes had been converted. Ye are washed. "Were washed", as in the Revised Version. These verbs are all past tense. The rite of baptism is probably referred to. Ye are sanctified. To be sanctified is to be set apart to God. Ye are justified. That is, their sins were blotted out and they were counted righteous. Sinners as they were before, the gospel had washed, hallowed, and justified them. By the Spirit of our God. The work was consummated by the gift of the Holy Spirit (Ac 2:38).

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 6

  • Lilian
    We are pardoned and redeemed Jesus paid the price for us on the cross we must glorify him and praise Jesus and lift his name amen
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:23 YOU ARE BOUGHT WITH A PRICE BE NOT YOU THE SERVANTS OF MEN PROVERBS 8:13 THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS TO HATE EVIL PRIDE AND ARROGANCY AND THE EVIL WAY AND THE FROWARD MOUTH DO I HATE PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE --- FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN --- JEREMIAH 26:2 THUS SAITH THE LORD STAND IN THE COURT OF THE LORDS HOUSE AND SPEAK UNTO ALL THE CITIES OF JUDAH WHICH COME TO WORSHIP IN THE LORDS HOUSE --- ALL THE WORDS --- THAT I COMMAND THEE TO SPEAK UNTO THEM DIMINISH NOT A WORD PROVERBS 30:6 ADD THOU NOT UNTO HIS WORDS LEST HE REPROVE THEE AND THOU BE FOUND A LIAR JOHN 8:46 WHICH OF YOU CONVINCETH ME OF SIN --- AND IF I SAY THE TRUTH --- WHY DO YOU NOT BELIVE ME ACTS 27:25 WHEREFORE SIRS BE OF GOOD CHEER FOR I BELIEVE GOD THAT IT SHALL BE EVEN AS IT WAS TOLD ME 2 PETER 2:1 BUT THERE WERE FALSE PROPHETS ALSO AMONG THE PEOPLE EVEN AS THERE SHALL BE FALSE TEACHERS AMONG YOU WHO PRIVILY SHALL BRING DAMNABLE HERESIES EVEN DENYING --- THE LORD THAT BOUGHT THEM --- AND BRING UPON THEMSELVES SWIFT DESTRUCTION PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN HEBREWS 13:6 SO THAT WE MAY BOLDLY SAY --- THE LORD IS MY HELPER --- AND I WILL NOT FEAR WHAT MAN SHALL DO UNTO ME
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 12:1 I BESEECH YOU THEREFORE BRETHREN BY THE MERCIES OF GOD THAT YOU PRESENT YOUR BODIES A LIVING SACRIFICE -- HOLY -- ACCEPTABLE UNTO GOD WHICH IS YOUR REASONABLE SERVICE --12:2-- AND BE NOT CONFORMED TO THIS WORLD BUT BE YOU TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND THAT YOU MAY PROVE WHAT IS THAT GOOD AND ACCEPTABLE AND PERFECT WILL OF GOD ACTS 10:35 BUT IN EVERY NATION HE THAT FEARETH HIM AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ACCEPTED WITH HIM 2 CORINTHIANS 5:9 WHEREFORE WE LABOR THAT WHETHER PRESENT OR ABSENT WE MAY BE ACCEPTED OF HIM 2 CORINTHIANS 10:18 FOR NOT HE THAT COMMENDETH HIMSELF IS APPROVED BUT WHOM THE LORD COMMENDETH 1 CORINTHIANS 1:10 NOW I BESEECH YOU BRETHREN BY THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THAT YOU ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING AND THAT THERE BE NO DIVISIONS AMONG YOU BUT THAT YOU BE PERFECTLY JOINED TOGETHER IN THE SAME MIND AND IN THE SAME JUDGEMENT
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    We should be constantly reminded that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
  • Gabriel Kyei-Yeboah
    God want us to totally preserve our body for Him always.
  • Ray321
    It's better to Love then to judge.

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