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27 Bible Verses about Excommunication

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Matthew 18:15-18

"Now if your brother sins against you, go correct him between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take with you in addition one or two [others], so that by {the testimony} of two or three witnesses every matter may be established. And if he refuses to listen to them, tell [it] to the church. But if he refuses to listen to the church also, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.read more.
"Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you release on earth will be released in heaven.

Matthew 16:19

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you release on earth will be released in heaven."

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is reported everywhere [that there] is sexual immorality among you, and sexual immorality of such a kind which [does] not [even exist] among the Gentiles, so that someone has the wife of [his] father. And you are inflated with pride, and should you not rather have mourned, so that the one who has done this deed would be removed from your midst? For [although I] am absent in body but present in spirit, I have already passed judgment on the one who has done this in this way, as [if I] were present.read more.
In the name of our Lord Jesus, [when] you are assembled, and my spirit, together with the power of our Lord Jesus, [I have decided] to hand over such a person to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, in order that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord. Your boasting [is] not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough?

1 Timothy 1:20

among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, in order that they may be taught not to blaspheme.

1 Corinthians 5:11-13

But now I have written to you not to associate with any so-called brother, if he is a sexually immoral person or a greedy person or an idolater or an abusive person or a drunkard or a swindler--with such a person not even to eat. For what [is it] to me to judge those outside? Should you not judge those inside? But those outside God will judge. Remove the evil person {from among yourselves}.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

But if anyone has caused sorrow, he has not caused me sorrow, but {to some degree}--{in order not to say too much}--[to] all [of] you. This punishment by the majority [is] sufficient for such a person. So then, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest somehow this person should be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.read more.
Therefore I urge you to confirm [your] love for him. Because for this [reason] also I wrote, in order that I could know your proven character, whether you are obedient in everything. Now to whomever you forgive anything, I also [do]; for indeed, whatever I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, [it is] {for your sake} in the presence of Christ, in order that we may not be exploited by Satan (for we are not ignorant of his schemes).

Leviticus 18:29

Indeed, anyone who does any of these detestable things, even those persons who do so shall be cut off from the midst of their people.

Numbers 15:30

But the one {who acts presumptuously} from among the native or alien blasphemes against Yahweh, and that person must be cut off from the midst of the people.

Numbers 19:20

But the man who is unclean and does not purify himself, that person will be cut off from the midst of the assembly because he defiled the sanctuary of Yahweh; the water of impurity was not sprinkled on him; he [is] unclean.

Matthew 18:15-17

"Now if your brother sins against you, go correct him between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take with you in addition one or two [others], so that by {the testimony} of two or three witnesses every matter may be established. And if he refuses to listen to them, tell [it] to the church. But if he refuses to listen to the church also, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

1 Corinthians 5:9-13

I wrote to you in the letter not to associate with sexually immoral people. By no means [did I mean] the sexually immoral people of this world or the greedy people and swindlers or idolaters, since then you would have to depart out of the world. But now I have written to you not to associate with any so-called brother, if he is a sexually immoral person or a greedy person or an idolater or an abusive person or a drunkard or a swindler--with such a person not even to eat.read more.
For what [is it] to me to judge those outside? Should you not judge those inside? But those outside God will judge. Remove the evil person {from among yourselves}.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

But we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, [that] you keep away from every brother who lives irresponsibly and not according to the tradition that they received from us.

Titus 3:9-11

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and contentions and quarrels about the law, for they are useless and fruitless. Reject a divisive person after a first and second admonition, knowing that such a person is perverted and is sinning, being self-condemned.

John 9:22

(His parents said these [things] because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already decided that if anyone should confess him [to be] Christ, he would be expelled from the synagogue.

John 12:42

Yet despite that, even many of the rulers believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [it], so that they would not be expelled from the synagogue.

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and revile [you] and spurn your name as evil on account of the Son of Man.

John 9:34

They answered and said to him, "You were born completely in sin, and are you attempting to teach us?" And they threw him out.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and who persecuted us, and [who are] not pleasing to God and [are] opposed to all people,

Ezra 10:8

Anyone who did not come within three days, by decision of the officials and elders, all of his possessions would be devoted to God, and he himself would be excluded from the assembly of exiles.

Psalm 36:11

Do not let a foot of pride come against me, nor let a wicked hand make me to wander homeless.

1 Kings 22:46

The remainder of the male shrine prostitutes who were left over in the days of Asa his father he exterminated from the land.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And you are inflated with pride, and should you not rather have mourned, so that the one who has done this deed would be removed from your midst?

3 John 1:10

Therefore, if I come, I will call attention to {the deeds he is doing}, disparaging us with evil words. And not being content with these, he does not receive the brothers himself, and he hinders those wanting [to do so] and throws [them] out of the church.

Galatians 4:17

They zealously seek you, not commendably, but they want to exclude you, in order that you may seek them [zealously].

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Excommunication » Excommunication as practised among the jews

Exodus 30:33

Anyone who compounds perfume like it and who puts it on a stranger will be cut off from his people.'"

John 9:34

They answered and said to him, "You were born completely in sin, and are you attempting to teach us?" And they threw him out.

Exodus 12:15

You will eat unleavened bread for seven days. Surely on the first day you shall remove yeast from your houses, because anyone [who] eats [food with] yeast from the first day until the seventh day--that person will be cut off from Israel.

Leviticus 7:20

And the person who eats meat from the fellowship offerings' sacrifice, which [is] for Yahweh, and whose uncleanness [is] upon him--that person shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 17:9

and he does not bring it to [the] tent of assembly's entrance to {sacrifice} it for Yahweh, then that man shall be cut off from his people.