John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 5:5 - 5:5

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 5:5 - 5:5

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1Co 5:5. Παραδοῦναι, to deliver) This was the prerogative of the apostle, not of the Corinthians; comp. 2Co 13:10, note, and 1Ti 1:20, note. This is a specimen of the highest degree of punishment in the Christian republic, adapted to those early times.-ὄλεθρον, destruction) death although not sudden. The Hebrew word כרת corresponds to it: comp. ch. 1Co 11:30.-τῆς σαρκὸς, of the flesh) with which he had sinned. [1Pe 4:6; comp. as to the Spirit, Rom 8:10.-V. g.]