New Living Translation
Your boasting about this is terrible. Don't you realize that this sin is like a little yeast that spreads through the whole batch of dough?
King James Bible
Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?
Darby Bible Translation
Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?
World English Bible
Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast leavens the whole lump?
Young's Literal Translation
Not good is your glorying; have ye not known that a little leaven the whole lump doth leaven?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:6 Your glorying - Either in your gifts or prosperity, at such a time as this, is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven - One sin, or one sinner. Leaveneth the whole lump - Diffuses guilt and infection through the whole congregation.
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Israel was in Egypt, in extreme bondage; the severity of their slavery had continually increased till it was so oppressive that their incessant groans went up to heaven. God who avenges his own elect, though they cry day and night unto him, at last, determined that he would direct a fearful blow against Egypt's king and Egypt's nation, and deliver his own people. We can picture the anxieties and the anticipations of Israel, but we can scarcely sympathize with them, unless we as Christians have had …
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They are all adulterers, always aflame with lust. They are like an oven that is kept hot while the baker is kneading the dough.
"Watch out!" Jesus warned them. "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Then at last they understood that he wasn't speaking about the yeast in bread, but about the deceptive teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
Don't you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? You can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.
1 Corinthians 5:2
You are so proud of yourselves, but you should be mourning in sorrow and shame. And you should remove this man from your fellowship.
This false teaching is like a little yeast that spreads through the whole batch of dough!
Otherwise you are boasting about your own plans, and all such boasting is evil.
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