Those guilty of sin 1 must be rebuked 2 before all, 3 as a warning to the rest. 4
Those who sin are to be rebuked publicly, so that the others may take warning.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
Anyone who sins should be rebuked in front of the whole church so that others will have a proper fear of God.
If anyone falls into sin, call that person on the carpet. Those who are inclined that way will know right off they can't get by with it.
Say sharp words to sinners when all are present, so that the rest may be in fear.
As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so that the rest also may stand in fear.
Those who are sinning rebuke in the presence of all, that the rest also may fear.
Them that sin
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Those guilty of sin
must be rebuked
, as a warning to the rest.
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1 sn As a continuation of v. 19, this refers to elders who sin, not to sinning believers more generally.
2 tn Or “censured.” The Greek word implies exposing someone’s sin in order to bring correction.
3 tn “Before all” probably refers to the whole congregation, not just all the elders; “the rest” is more likely to denote the remaining elders.
4 tn Grk “that the rest may have fear.”