Paul desired to have him go forth with him and took and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those quarters, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
but that we write unto them that they abstain from pollutions of idols and from fornication and from things strangled and from blood.
and Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing but the keeping of the commandments of God.
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to those that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain those that are under the law;
(for he that showed himself forth in Peter for apostleship of the circumcision, the same also showed himself forth in me toward the Gentiles);
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free and do not be entangled again with the yoke of slavery.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith which works by charity.