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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The Corinthians must not vex their brethren, in going to law with them;
6especially under infidels.
9The unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
15Our bodies are the members of Christ, and temples of the Holy Ghost: they must not therefore be defiled.
 
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Chapter 6

Verse 1
Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?


having
Matthew 18:15-17; Acts 18:14,15; 19:38
go
6,7
the saints
1:2; 14:33; 16:1,15

Verse 2
Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
the saints
Psalms 49:14; 149:5-9; Daniel 7:18,22; Zechariah 14:5; Matthew 19:28; Luke 22:30; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; Jude 1:14,15; Revelation 2:26,27; 3:21; 20:4
the smallest
4; 2 Corinthians 4:18; 1 John 2:16,17

Verse 3
Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
judge
Matthew 25:41; 2 Peter 2:4; Jude 1:6
pertain
4; Psalms 17:14; Luke 8:14; 21:34; 2 Timothy 2:4; 4:10

Verse 4
If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church.
ye
5:12
who
Acts 6:2-4
least
The apostle perhaps meant that the meanest persons in the church were competent to decide the causes which they brought before the heathen magistrates.

Verse 5
I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren?
to your
4:14; 11:14; 15:34
Is it
3:18; 4:10; Proverbs 14:8; James 1:5; 3:13-18

Verse 6
But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.
brother
1,7; Genesis 13:7-9; 45:24; Nehemiah 5:8,9; Psalms 133:1-3; Acts 7:26; Philippians 2:14,15; 1 John 2:9-11; 3:11-15

Verse 7
Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?
there
Proverbs 2:5,8-10; Hosea 10:2; James 4:1-3
Why
Proverbs 20:22; Matthew 5:39-41; Luke 6:29; Romans 12:17-19; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Peter 2:19-23; 1 Peter 3:9

Verse 8
Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
Leviticus 19:13; Micah 2:2; Malachi 3:5; *marg:; Mark 10:19; Colossians 3:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:6; James 5:4

Verse 9
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
Know
2,3,15,16,19; 3:16; 9:24
unrighteous
Exodus 23:1; Leviticus 19:15,35,36; Deuteronomy 25:13-16; Proverbs 11:1; 22:8; Isaiah 10:1,2; Isaiah 55:7; Zechariah 5:3; Acts 24:25; Romans 1:18; 1 Timothy 1:9
inherit
10; 15:50; Matthew 19:29; 25:34; Galatians 5:21
fornicators
5:1,10; Galatians 5:19-21; Ephesians 5:4,5; 1 Timothy 1:9; Hebrews 12:14,16; 13:4; Revelation 21:8; Revelation 22:15
abusers
Genesis 19:5; Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Deuteronomy 22:5; 23:17; Judges 19:22; Romans 1:26,27; 1 Timothy 1:10

Verse 10
Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
thieves
Psalms 50:17,18; Isaiah 1:23; Jeremiah 7:11; Ezekiel 22:13,27,29; Matthew 21:19; Matthew 23:14,33; John 12:6; Ephesians 4:28; 1 Thessalonians 4:6; 1 Peter 4:15
covetous
5:11

Verse 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.
such
12:2; Romans 6:17-19; Ephesians 2:1-3; 4:17-22; 5:8; Colossians 3:5-7; Titus 3:3-6; 1 Peter 4:2,3
but ye are washed
Psalms 51:2,7; Proverbs 30:12; Isaiah 1:16; Jeremiah 4:14; Ezekiel 36:25; John 13:10; Acts 22:16; Ephesians 5:26; Titus 3:5; Hebrews 10:22; 1 Peter 3:21; Revelation 1:5; 7:14
but ye are sanctified
1:2,30; Acts 26:18; Galatians 5:22,23; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 2:11; 1 Peter 1:2,22
but ye are justified
Isaiah 45:25; 53:11; Luke 18:14; Acts 13:39; Romans 3:24,26-30; 4:5; 5:1,9; Romans 8:30,33; Galatians 2:16; 3:8,11,24; Titus 3:7; James 2:21-26

Verse 12
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
things are lawful
10:23; Romans 14:14
are not
8:4,7-13; 9:12; 10:24-33; Romans 14:15-23; 2 Thessalonians 3:9
but I
9:27; Romans 7:14; Hebrews 12:15,16; Jude 1:12

Verse 13
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
Meats for
Matthew 15:17,20; Mark 7:19; Romans 14:17
but God
10:3-5; John 6:27,49; Colossians 2:22,23
but for
15,19; 3:16; Romans 6:12; 7:4; 12:1; 14:7-9; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 11:2; Ephesians 5:23; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

Verse 14
And God hath both raised up the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.
God
15:15-20; Acts 2:24; 17:31; Romans 6:4-8; 8:11; 2 Corinthians 4:14; Philippians 3:10,11; 1 Thessalonians 4:14
by
John 5:28,29; 6:39,40; 11:25,26; Ephesians 1:19,20; Philippians 3:21

Verse 15
Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.
your
19; 11:3; 12:27; Romans 12:5; Ephesians 1:22,23; 4:12,15,16; 5:23,30; Colossians 2:19
God
Genesis 44:17; Luke 20:16; Romans 3:3,4,6,31; 6:2,15; 7:7,13; Galatians 2:17; 3:21; Galatians 6:14

Verse 16
What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
an harlot
Genesis 34:31; 38:15,24; Judges 16:1; Matthew 21:31,32; Hebrews 11:31
for
Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5,6; Mark 10:8; Ephesians 5:31

Verse 17
But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.
12:13; John 3:6; 17:21-23; Ephesians 4:3,4; 5:30; Philippians 2:5

Verse 18
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
Flee
Genesis 39:12-18; Proverbs 2:16-19; 5:3-15; 6:24-32; 7:5-23,24-27; 9:16-18; Romans 6:12,13; 2 Timothy 2:22; Hebrews 13:4; 1 Peter 2:11
sinneth
Romans 1:24; 1 Thessalonians 4:5

Verse 19
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
What
15,16
your body
3:16; 2 Corinthians 6:16; Ephesians 2:21,22; 1 Peter 2:5
and ye
1 Kings 20:4; 1 Chronicles 29:14; Psalms 12:4; 100:3; Romans 14:7-9; 2 Corinthians 5:15; Titus 2:14

Verse 20
For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
ye
7:23; Acts 20:28; Galatians 3:13; Hebrews 9:12; 1 Peter 1:18; 2 Peter 2:1; Revelation 5:9
God
10:31; Matthew 5:16; Romans 6:19; 12:1; Philippians 1:20; 1 Peter 2:9


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=1co&chapter=006>.  

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