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1 Corinthians 5

1 Cor. 5:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Purge out
ekkathairo (Greek #1571)
to cleanse thoroughly
KJV usage: purge (out).
Pronounce: ek-kath-ah'-ee-ro
Origin: from 1537 and 2508
oun (Greek #3767)
(adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly
KJV usage: and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
Pronounce: oon
Origin: apparently a primary word
the old
palaios (Greek #3820)
antique, i.e. not recent, worn out
KJV usage: old.
Pronounce: pal-ah-yos'
Origin: from 3819
zume (Greek #2219)
ferment (as if boiling up)
KJV usage: leaven.
Pronounce: dzoo'-may
Origin: probably from 2204
, that
hina (Greek #2443)
in order that (denoting the purpose or the result)
KJV usage: albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare 3363.
Pronounce: hin'-ah
Origin: probably from the same as the former part of 1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare 3588)
ye may be
o (Greek #5600)
ἦ (ay); etc. the subjunctive of 1510; (may, might, can, could, would, should, must, etc.; also with 1487 and its comparative, as well as with other particles) be
KJV usage: + appear, are, (may, might, should) be, X have, is, + pass the flower of her age, should stand, were.
Pronounce: o
Origin: ἦς (ace)
a new
neos (Greek #3501)
a primary word; "new", i.e. (of persons) youthful, or (of things) fresh; figuratively, regenerate
KJV usage: new, young.
Pronounce: neh'-os
Origin: including the comparative νεότερος (neh-o'-ter-os)
phurama (Greek #5445)
a mass of dough
KJV usage: lump.
Pronounce: foo'-ram-ah
Origin: from a prolonged form of φύρω (to mix a liquid with a solid; perhaps akin to 5453 through the idea of swelling in bulk), mean to knead
, as
kathos (Greek #2531)
just (or inasmuch) as, that
KJV usage: according to, (according, even) as, how, when.
Pronounce: kath-oce'
Origin: from 2596 and 5613
ye are
este (Greek #2075)
ye are
KJV usage: be, have been, belong.
Pronounce: es-teh'
Origin: second person plural present indicative of 1510
azumos (Greek #106)
unleavened, i.e. (figuratively) uncorrupted; (in the neutral plural) specially (by implication) the Passover week
KJV usage: unleavened (bread).
Pronounce: ad'-zoo-mos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and 2219
. For
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
b our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
pascha (Greek #3957)
the Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it)
KJV usage: Easter, Passover.
Pronounce: pas'-khah
Origin: of Chaldee origin (compare 06453)
is δsacrificed
thuo (Greek #2380)
properly, to rush (breathe hard, blow, smoke), i.e. (by implication) to sacrifice (properly, by fire, but genitive case); by extension to immolate (slaughter for any purpose)
KJV usage: kill, (do) sacrifice, slay.
Pronounce: thoo'-o
Origin: a primary verb
huper (Greek #5228)
"over", i.e. (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than
KJV usage: (+ exceeding, abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to(-ward), very. In the comparative, it retains many of the above applications.
Pronounce: hoop-er'
Origin: a primary preposition
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473

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Ministry on This Verse

ye may.
1 Cor. 15:3‑4• 3For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
(1 Cor. 15:3‑4)
Ex. 12:5‑6• 5Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:
6And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.
(Ex. 12:5‑6)
Isa. 53:7‑10• 7He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.
8He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
9And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.
10Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand.
(Isa. 53:7‑10)
John 1:29,36• 29The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
36And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!
(John 1:29,36)
John 19:14• 14And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King! (John 19:14)
Acts 8:32‑35• 32The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth:
33In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
34And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the prophet this? of himself, or of some other man?
35Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.
(Acts 8:32‑35)
1 Peter 1:19‑20• 19But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
20Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
(1 Peter 1:19‑20)
Rev. 5:6‑9,12• 6And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
7And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.
8And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of saints.
9And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
12Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing.
(Rev. 5:6‑9,12)
or, slain.
 No assembly can guarantee itself against the entrance of evil, but every assembly of God is bound not to tolerate it. When evil is known, the church is bound to put it away. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 by W. Kelly)
 The saints are unleavened, not merely ought to be. Their practical conduct is grounded on their standing. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 by W. Kelly)
 But the figure of an unleavened lump at once recalls Christ as the paschal lamb, and the consequent putting away of sin by His sacrifice. This deepens the ground on which the apostle demands that sin should be judged by the saints. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 by W. Kelly)
 Christ had been offered up as the Paschal Lamb, and they were to keep the feast without leaven, keeping themselves from the old leaven; in order that they might be in fact, what they were before God-an unleavened lump. (1 Corinthians 5 by J.N. Darby)
 The assembly was an unleavened lump, looked at in the Spirit as an assembly, and not individually. It is thus that we must view it, for it is only in the Spirit that it is so. (1 Corinthians 5 by J.N. Darby)
 The assembly ought to be a “new lump,” and was not if evil was allowed, and, consequently, ought to purge herself from the old leaven, because she is unleavened in God’s thoughts. (1 Corinthians 5 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

Purge oute the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, according as ye are unleavened. For also our passover, Christ, has been sacrificed;

JND Translation Notes

See Note b, 2 Tim. 2.21.

W. Kelly Translation

Purge out the old leaven that ye may be a new lump, according as ye are unleavened. For also our passover, Christ, was sacrificed1.

WK Translation Notes

out ^: The revision [of 1881] properly omits "therefore," in verses 7, 13. It is a direct call in both, not a consequence. (Bible Treasury 13:366)