New International Version
For my part, even though I am not physically present, I am with you in spirit. As one who is present with you in this way, I have already passed judgment in the name of our Lord Jesus on the one who has been doing this.
King James Bible
For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,
Darby Bible Translation
For *I*, [as] absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged as present,
World English Bible
For I most certainly, as being absent in body but present in spirit, have already, as though I were present, judged him who has done this thing.
Young's Literal Translation
for I indeed, as being absent as to the body, and present as to the spirit, have already judged, as being present, him who so wrought this thing:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Absent in body, but present in spirit - Perhaps St. Paul refers to the gift of the discernment of spirits, which it is very likely the apostles in general possessed on extraordinary occasions. He had already seen this matter so clearly, that he had determined on that sort of punishment which should be inflicted for this crime.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
judged. or, determined.
Text: First Corinthians 5, 6-8. 6 Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? 7 Purge out the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, even as ye are unleavened. For our passover also hath been sacrificed, even Christ: 8 wherefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. EXHORTATION TO WALK AS CHRISTIANS. [Footnote 1: This and all the following sermons …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Of the Nature of Regeneration, and Particularly of the Change it Produces in Men's Apprehensions.
How did the Church Arrive at a Second Authoritative Canon in Addition to the Old Testament?
the Nature of this Oversight
1 Corinthians 5:12
What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside?
For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit and delight to see how disciplined you are and how firm your faith in Christ is.
1 Thessalonians 2:17
But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you.
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