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Did the early church record other events of handing people over to Satan?

"So when you are assembled and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present, hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord." (1 Cor 5:4-5 NIV)

"Among them are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan to be taught not to blaspheme." (1 Timothy 1:20 NIV)

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So, the purpose of this question is to compile a list of all the instances in the Bible wherein a person is handed over to Satan? – Double U Feb 9 '14 at 20:57
No the purpose is to locate other early church writings where this type of event also occurred, and also to try to determine at what point this type of capitol punishment stopped occurring. – Decrypted Feb 9 '14 at 21:02
You appear to have completely missed the point of this verse. The context is church discipline and "capital punishment" is completely different. This is a reference to excommunication –exclusion from fellowship upon tho failure of a believer to repent– and in that context there are lots of potential references. You're going to have to specify what "early" church means to you and what sort of references you are looking for or this is just going to collect half baked answers. – Caleb Feb 9 '14 at 23:28
I agree with @Caleb. Also the second verse you cite clearly indicates that there could be a positive result after being handed over to Satan which would require still being living. The first verse you cite is perhaps not so clear at first, but when you think about it in relation to the second, it becomes more clear that it too is speaking of a possible positive result while the person is still living. More basically, too, how could someone be saved without having faith and repentance in the land of the living! It couldn't be about capital punishment, so you won't find such references. – Cohen_the_Librarian May 3 '14 at 16:03
@OnlyHeIsGood, I'm not sure these last two comments have any relevance to the original question. It seems to me they are more appropriate in one of the chat rooms or another site entirely. – nickalh Sep 11 '14 at 12:02

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