New American Standard Bible
On the contrary, you yourselves wrong and defraud. You do this even to your brethren.
King James Bible
Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
Darby Bible Translation
But ye do wrong, and defraud, and this your brethren.
World English Bible
No, but you yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that against your brothers.
Young's Literal Translation
but ye -- ye do injustice, and ye defraud, and these -- brethren!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Nay, ye do wrong ... - Instead of enduring wrong patiently and cheerfully. they were themselves guilty oi injustice and fraud.
And that your brethren - Your fellow Christians. As if they had injured those of their own family - those to whom they ought to be attached by most tender ties. The offence in such cases is aggravated, not because it is in itself any worse to injure a Christian than another man, but because it shows a deeper depravity, when a man overcomes all the ties of kindness and love, and injures those who are near to him, than it does where no such ties exist. It is for this reason that parricide, infanticide, etc. are regarded everywhere as crimes of special atrocity, because a child or a parent must have severed all the tenderest cords of virtue before it could be done.
Library"Bought with a Price"
You will notice that in this chapter the apostle Paul has been dealing with sins of the flesh, with fornication and adultery. Now, it is at all times exceedingly difficult for the preacher either to speak or to write upon this subject; it demands the strictest care to keep the language guarded, so that while we are denouncing a detestable evil we do not ourselves promote it by a single expression that should be otherwise than chaste and pure. Observe how well the apostle Paul succeeds, for though …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
On Communion in the Lord's Supper.
Tempest and Trust
Death to Sin through Christ
"But he answered and said to one of them, 'Friend, I am doing you no wrong; did you not agree with me for a denarius?
1 Thessalonians 4:6
and that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.
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