2 Corinthians 2:6
New International Version
The punishment inflicted on him by the majority is sufficient.

New Living Translation
Most of you opposed him, and that was punishment enough.

English Standard Version
For such a one, this punishment by the majority is enough,

Berean Study Bible
The punishment imposed on him by the majority is sufficient for him.

Berean Literal Bible
The punishment which is by the majority is sufficient to such a one,

New American Standard Bible
Sufficient for such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,

King James Bible
Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.

Christian Standard Bible
This punishment by the majority is sufficient for that person.

Contemporary English Version
Most of you have already pointed out the wrong that person did, and this is punishment enough for what was done.

Good News Translation
It is enough that this person has been punished in this way by most of you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The punishment inflicted by the majority is sufficient for that person.

International Standard Version
This punishment by the majority is severe enough for such a man.

NET Bible
This punishment on such an individual by the majority is enough for him,

New Heart English Bible
Sufficient to such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the many;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But this rebuke that is from the many is sufficient for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The majority of you have imposed a severe enough punishment on that person.

New American Standard 1977
Sufficient for such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Sufficient to such a one is this reprehension, which was inflicted of many.

King James 2000 Bible
Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.

American King James Version
Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.

American Standard Version
Sufficient to such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the many;

Douay-Rheims Bible
To him who is such a one, this rebuke is sufficient, which is given by many:

Darby Bible Translation
Sufficient to such a one [is] this rebuke which [has been inflicted] by the many;

English Revised Version
Sufficient to such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the many;

Webster's Bible Translation
Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted by many.

Weymouth New Testament
In the case of such a person the punishment which was inflicted by the majority of you is enough.

World English Bible
Sufficient to such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the many;

Young's Literal Translation
sufficient to such a one is this punishment, that is by the more part,
Study Bible
Reaffirm Your Love
5Now if anyone has caused grief, he has not grieved me, but all of you—to some degree, not to overstate it. 6The punishment imposed on him by the majority is sufficient for him. 7So instead, you ought to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 5:4
When you are gathered in the name of our Lord Jesus and I am with you in spirit, along with the power of the Lord Jesus,

2 Corinthians 7:11
Consider what this godly sorrow has produced in you: what earnestness, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what zeal, what vindication! In every way you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

Treasury of Scripture

Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.

punishment.

2 Corinthians 13:10
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.

1 Corinthians 5:4,5
In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, …

1 Timothy 5:20
Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.







Lexicon
The
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

punishment
ἐπιτιμία (epitimia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2009: Punishment, penalty. From a compound of epi and time; properly, esteem, i.e. Citizenship; used of a penalty.

[imposed on him]
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

by
ὑπὸ (hypo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

majority
πλειόνων (pleionōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural - Comparative
Strong's Greek 4119: Or neuter pleion, or pleon comparative of polus; more in quantity, number, or quality; also the major portion.

[is] sufficient
ἱκανὸν (hikanon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2425: From hiko; competent, i.e. Ample or fit.

for
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

him.
τοιούτῳ (toioutō)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5108: (including the other inflections); from toi and houtos; truly this, i.e. Of this sort (to denote character or individuality).
(6) Sufficient to such a man is this punishment.--Better, perhaps, this censure, or rebuke: the Greek word epitimia being different from those in Matthew 25:46, and in Hebrews 10:29. It is natural to infer that this was somewhat after the pattern of the course marked out in 1Corinthians 5:3-5. A meeting of the Church had been held, and the man delivered to Satan. Possibly this was followed by some suffering of body, supernaturally inflicted, or coming as the natural consequence (not less divine because natural) of remorse and shame. It was almost certainly followed by ex-communication and exclusion from religious and social fellowship. St. Paul had clearly heard what it had been, and thought that it had been enough.

Which was inflicted of many.--Actually, by the majority. The decision, then, had not been unanimous. The minority may have been either members of the Judaising "Cephas "party, resenting what they would look upon as St. Paul's dictation, and perhaps falling back on the Jewish casuistry, which taught that all the natural relationships of a proselyte were cancelled by his conversion; or the party of license, against whom the Apostle reasons in 1 Corinthians 6-8, and who boasted of their freedom. The Passover argument and the form of the sentence in 1 Corinthians 5 alike suggest the idea that the offender and those who defended him were Jews. On the other hand, see Note on 2Corinthians 7:12.

Verse 6. - Sufficient to such a man is this punishment. What the punishment was we do not know, but of course the Corinthians knew that what St. Paul had directed them to do was to summon the Church together, and there,by excommunicating the man, "to hand him over to Satan." But this handing over to Satan was, as we have seen, designed solely for a merciful purpose, and to awaken his repentance, so as to secure his ultimate salvation (1 Corinthians 5:4, 5). Whether the Corinthians had done exactly as St. Paul bade them is uncertain; but whatever they had done is here acquiesced in by St. Paul, and even if (as we may suspect) they had dealt more leniently with the offender than he originally intended, he here not only refrains from urging them to use greater severity, but even exhorts them to a still more absolute condonation. St. Paul's object had not been that they should take a particular course of action, but that they should bring about a desired result. The result had been achieved, and now the matter might rest. To such a man. St. Paul mercifully abstains from recording his name or from thrusting him into unnecessary prominence before the assembly in which the letter would be read. The apostle evidently entered into the Jewish feeling that there is a criminal cruelty in needlessly calling a blush of shame into a brother's face. This punishment. The word epitimia, which occurs here only in the New Testament, but is also found in Wisd. 3:10, means "punishment," as in later Greek, and is not used in its classical sense of "rebuke" (Vulgate, objurgatio); but the mildness of the word, perhaps, implies that the Corinthians had not resorted to the severest measures. Which was inflicted of many; rather, by the majority. The verb is expressed in the original, and St. Paul seems to allude to the steps taken, whatever they were, with a certain dignified reticence. It is obvious that there were still some opponents of St. Paul in the Church, who retained in this matter their "inflated" sentiments of spurious independence; and this may, perhaps, have driven others into too rigid an attitude of severity. 2:5-11 The apostle desires them to receive the person who had done wrong, again into their communion; for he was aware of his fault, and much afflicted under his punishment. Even sorrow for sin should not unfit for other duties, and drive to despair. Not only was there danger last Satan should get advantage, by tempting the penitent to hard thoughts of God and religion, and so drive him to despair; but against the churches and the ministers of Christ, by bringing an evil report upon Christians as unforgiving; thus making divisions, and hindering the success of the ministry. In this, as in other things, wisdom is to be used, that the ministry may not be blamed for indulging sin on the one hand, or for too great severity towards sinners on the other hand. Satan has many plans to deceive, and knows how to make a bad use of our mistakes.
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