Mashiach's First Letter through the Shliach Rav Sha'ul to the Assembly at Kórinthos

Korínthios Alef Chapter 6

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Concerning Believers and Legal Matters

6:1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to trial before the unjust, and not before the set apart ones?

6:2 Do you not know that the set apart ones shall judge olam hazeh? and if olam hazeh shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

6:3 Know you not that we shall judge malachim? how much more things that pertain to this life?

6:4 If then you have mishpatim of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the assembly.

6:5 I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to cause agreement between a brother and his brother?

6:6 But brother goes to trial with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

6:7 To have lawsuits at all with one another is already a defeat for you. Why not rather suffer wrong? Why not rather be deprived (cheated)?

6:8 No, you yourselves do wrong and cheat, and you do these things to your achim!

6:9 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of Elohim (אלהים)? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of Elohim (אלהים).

6:11 And such were some of you: but you are washed, but you are sanctified, but you are justified in the name of Adonay Yehoshua (יהושע), and by the Ruach of our Elohim (אלהים).

6:12 "Everything is permissible for me"—but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible for me"—but I will not be controlled (exousiazo) by anything.

6:13 Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food: but Elohim (אלהים) shall destroy both it and them. Now the body [is] not for fornication, but for Adonay; and Adonay for the body.

6:14 And Elohim (אלהים) have both raised up Adonay, and will also raise up us by his own power.

6:15 Know you not that your bodies are the members of Mashiach? shall I then take the members of Mashiach, and make [them] the members of an harlot? Chalilah (Far be it).

6:16 What? know you not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, says he, shall be one flesh.

6:17 But he that is joined to Adonay is ONE spirit.

6:18 Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

6:19 What? know you not that your body is Beit haMikdash of the Ruach HaKodesh [which is] in you, which you have of Elohim (אלהים), and you are not your own?

6:20 For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify Elohim (אלהים) in your body, and in your spirit, which are Elohim (אלהים)'s.


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בית דין - Beit Din - "house of judgment"; plural (battei din) is a rabbinical court of Judaism. In ancient times, it was the building block of the legal system in the Biblical Land of Yisrael. Today, it is invested with legal powers in a number of religious matters (din Torah, "matter of litigation," plural Dinei Torah) both in Yisrael and in Yehudim communities in the Diaspora, in the Torah that the ruler divest his legal powers and delegate his power of judgment to lower courts was made by Yetro to Mosheh (Shemot 18:14–26). Elohim had gave the explicit command to "establish judges and officers in your gates" (Devarim 16:18). "You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns according to the Birkat (grace) Yehowah Eloheicha has given to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment. To the Goyim communities there are similar principle applied An ecclesiastical court, also called Court believer in Yeshua or Court Spiritual, is any of certain courts having jurisdiction mainly in spiritual or religious matters. Mattityahu 5:24-25  leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.  Come to terms quickly with your accuser (opponent in a lawsuit) while you are going with him to court, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison. Also Read 1 Korinthos 6:1-11 about Believer going into lawsuit.