Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah.

New American Standard Bible

and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

King James Version

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

International Standard Version

In union with him you were also circumcised with a circumcision performed without human hands by stripping off the corrupt nature by the circumcision performed by the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

In whom also ye were circumcised a circumcision not made with hands, in the removal of the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of the Christ.

American Standard Version

in whom ye were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Amplified

In Him also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but in a [spiritual] circumcision [performed by] Christ by stripping off the body of the flesh (the whole corrupt, carnal nature with its passions and lusts).

An Understandable Version

In [fellowship with] Him you people were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human beings, but performed by Christ, consisting of the removal of the body of [sinful] flesh.

Anderson New Testament

in whom you have been also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in the putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ,

Bible in Basic English

In whom you had a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Common New Testament

In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

Daniel Mace New Testament

by whom also ye have obtain'd the true spiritual circumcision, not effected by men, when you were by a christian circumcision divested of all your carnal affections,

Darby Translation

in whom also ye have been circumcised with circumcision not done by hand, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of the Christ;

Godbey New Testament

in whom you are also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of depravity, in the circumcision of Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

Through your relation to him you have received not a physical circumcision, but a circumcision effected by Christ, in stripping you of your material nature,

John Wesley New Testament

By whom also ye are circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of the Christ;

Julia Smith Translation

In whom also were ye circumcised with the circumcision not made by hands, in the putting off the body of the sins of the flesh in the circumcision of Christ;

King James 2000

In whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

Lexham Expanded Bible

in whom also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made by hands, by the removal of the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ,

Modern King James verseion

in whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In whom also ye are circumcised with circumcision made without hands, by putting off the sinful body of the flesh, through the circumcision that is in Christ,

Moffatt New Testament

in him you have been circumcised with no material circumcision that cuts flesh from the body, but with Christ's own circumcision,

Montgomery New Testament

In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands; even in putting off your sensual nature in Christ's own circumcision,

NET Bible

In him you also were circumcised -- not, however, with a circumcision performed by human hands, but by the removal of the fleshly body, that is, through the circumcision done by Christ.

New Heart English Bible

in whom you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Noyes New Testament

in whom also ye have been circumcised with a circumcision not performed by hand, in putting off the body of the flesh in the circumcision of Christ,

Sawyer New Testament

in whom you are also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, with the putting off of the body of the flesh, with the circumcision of Christ,

The Emphasized Bible

In whom, ye have also been circumcised with a circumcision not done by hand, in the despoiling of the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Christ, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in whom also ye have been circumcised with the circumcision not made with hands, by the putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, through the circumcision of Christ:

Twentieth Century New Testament

By your union with him you received a circumcision that was not performed by human hands, when you threw off the tyranny of the earthly body, and received the circumcision of the Christ.

Webster

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

Weymouth New Testament

In Him also you were circumcised with a circumcision not performed by hand, when you threw off your sinful nature in true Christian circumcision;

Williams New Testament

And through your union with Him you once received, not a hand-performed circumcision but one performed by Christ, in stripping you of your lower nature,

World English Bible

in whom you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Worrell New Testament

in Whom ye were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hand, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision not performed by hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision which is of Christ:

Youngs Literal Translation

in whom also ye were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh in the circumcision of the Christ,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

περιτέμνω 
Peritemno 
Usage: 17

with the circumcision
περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

ἀχειροποίητος 
Acheiropoietos 
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἀπέκδυσις 
Apekdusis 
Usage: 1

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

of the sins
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

of the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:11

Images Colossians 2:11

Prayers for Colossians 2:11

Context Readings

Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

10 and you have been filled by Him, who is the head over every ruler and authority. 11 You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah. 12 Having been buried with Him in baptism, you were also raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.



Cross References

Romans 2:29

On the contrary, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is of the heart—by the Spirit, not the letter. That man’s praise is not from men but from God.

Romans 6:6

For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin’s dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin,

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—

Deuteronomy 10:16

Therefore, circumcise your hearts and don’t be stiff-necked any longer.

Deuteronomy 30:6

The Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants, and you will love Him with all your heart and all your soul so that you will live.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord;
remove the foreskin of your hearts,
men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem.
Otherwise, My wrath will break out like fire
and burn with no one to extinguish it
because of your evil deeds.

Mark 14:58

“We heard Him say, ‘I will demolish this sanctuary made by human hands, and in three days I will build another not made by hands.’”

Luke 2:21

When the eight days were completed for His circumcision, He was named Jesus—the name given by the angel before He was conceived.

Acts 7:48

However, the Most High does not dwell in sanctuaries made with hands, as the prophet says:

Acts 17:24

The God who made the world and everything in it—He is Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in shrines made by hands.

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if our temporary, earthly dwelling is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal dwelling in the heavens, not made with hands.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

Galatians 4:4-5

When the time came to completion, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Ephesians 2:10-18

For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 4:22

You took off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires;

Colossians 3:8-9

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

Hebrews 9:11

But the Messiah has appeared, high priest of the good things that have come. In the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands (that is, not of this creation),

Hebrews 9:24

For the Messiah did not enter a sanctuary made with hands (only a model of the true one) but into heaven itself, so that He might now appear in the presence of God for us.

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