1 Corinthians 6:10

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
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AD 400
Paul did not say this because the Corinthians did not know it already. He was rather reawakening their reverence for the divine commandment and bringing them closer to readiness for the kingdom of heaven. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles.

Caesarius of Arles

AD 542
If someone says that he does not want the kingdom of God, only eternal rest, he should not deceive himself. For there are only two places, and not a third. If a person does not deserve to reign with Christ, then he will most assuredly perish with the devil.

Cyprian of Carthage

AD 258
4. For since it is written, "Neither shall revilers inherit the kingdom of God"

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Paul does not confine his accusations to a short list of types of sin but condemns all equally. He is not so much getting at particular sins as making a general admonition that will secretly convict anyone who may have such things on his conscience.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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