Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
And when the men heard, they glorified God, having said to him, Thou see, brother, how many thousands there are of the Jews who have believed, and they are all zealots of the law.
But that issue was because of those FALSE brothers smuggled in, who sneaked in to spy out our liberty that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might enslave us,
after writing by their hand these things:The apostles, and the elders, and the brothers, to those down in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, to the brothers of the Gentiles, greeting.
But some of the men who believed from the sect of the Pharisees rose up, saying, It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
Blessed is a man to whom the Lord does, no, not impute sin.
Stand firm therefore in the liberty in which Christ freed us, and be not entangled again in a yoke of bondage.
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workmen, beware of the excision.
Take heed lest there will be any man taking you captive through the love of wisdom and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ.
This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee: every male among you shall be circumcised.
And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Moses has given you circumcision (not that it is from Moses, but from the fathers), and ye circumcise a man on a Sabbath.
Since we have heard that certain men who went out from us have troubled you with words, disturbing your souls, saying to be circumcised, and to keep the law, to whom we did not command,
1 Corinthians 7:18
Was any man called circumcised? He should not become uncircumcised. Was any man called in uncircumcision? He should not be circumcised.
Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, having taken along Titus also.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
For not even those who have been circumcised themselves keep law, but they want you to be circumcised, so that they may boast in thy flesh.