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1 Corinthians 6:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— but brother goeth to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before unbelievers.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, brother with brother, sueth for judgment, and that before unbelievers?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but brother with brother doth go to be judged, and this before unbelievers!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But brother goeth to law with brother: and that before unbelievers.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But brother goeth to law with brother, & that before the vnbeleeuers?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But a brother with his brother litigates, and, moreover, before those who are unbelievers!
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— but a brother litigateth with his brother, and also before them that believe not!

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 235
{0235} Prime
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
brother 80
{0080} Prime
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
goeth to law 2919
{2919} Prime
Properly to distinguish, that is, decide (mentally or judicially); by implication to try, condemn, punish.
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
brother, 80
{0080} Prime
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
that 5124
{5124} Prime
Neuter, singular, nomitive or accusative of G3778; that thing.
before 1909
{1909} Prime
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
the unbelievers. 571
{0571} Prime
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and G4103; (actively) disbelieving, that is, without Christian faith (specifically a heathen); (passively) untrustworthy (person), or incredible (thing).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Corinthians 6:6

_ _ But — emphatically answering the question in the end of 1 Corinthians 6:5 in the negative. Translate, “Nay,” etc.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Corinthians 6:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

1 Corinthians 6:1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
1 Corinthians 6:7 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?
Genesis 13:7-9 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. ... [Is] not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if [thou wilt take] the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if [thou depart] to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Genesis 45:24 So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.
Nehemiah 5:8-9 And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing [to answer]. ... Also I said, It [is] not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
Psalms 133:1-3 [[A Song of degrees of David.]] Behold, how good and how pleasant [it is] for brethren to dwell together in unity! ... As the dew of Hermon, [and as the dew] that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, [even] life for evermore.
Acts 7:26 And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
Philippians 2:14-15 Do all things without murmurings and disputings: ... That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
1 John 2:9-11 He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. ... But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.
1 John 3:11-15 For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. ... Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.
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Gn 13:7; 45:24. Ne 5:8. Ps 133:1. Ac 7:26. 1Co 6:1, 7. Php 2:14. 1Jn 2:9; 3:11.

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