Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;
Paul wished to take this man on with him, and so on account of the Jews in that district he had him circumcised, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
Paul went to it as he was accustomed to do, and for three Sabbaths he discussed the Scriptures with them,
Paul stayed some time longer, and then bade the brothers goodbye and sailed for Syria, with Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had his hair cut, because of a vow he had been under.
They praised God when they heard it, and they said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousand believers there are among the Jews, all of them zealous upholders of the Law.
Now we know that everything the Law says is addressed to those under its authority, so that every mouth may be shut, and the whole world be made accountable to God.
For sin must no longer control you, for you live not under law but under mercy.
to ransom those who were subject to law, so that we might receive adoption.
But if you are guided by the Spirit, you are not subject to law.
When he said this, a Pharisee asked him to lunch with him, and he went to his house and took his place at table.
Everyone of us must try to please his neighbor, to do him good, and help in his development.
1 Corinthians 10:33
just as I for my part try to please everyone in all I do, not aiming at my own advantage, but at that of people generally, in order that they may be saved.
But they did not insist that even my companion Titus, although he was a Greek, should be circumcised,