Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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 you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but by the [spiritual] circumcision of Christ in the stripping off of the body of the flesh [the sinful carnal nature],

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:

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,

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 ye are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and power. 11 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; 12 buried together with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who has raised him from the dead.



Cross References

Romans 2:29

but he is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit and not in the letter, whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 6:6

knowing this: that our old man is crucified with him that the body of sin might be destroyed that we should not serve sin any longer.

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, who serve God in spirit and glory in Christ Jesus, having no confidence in the flesh.

Deuteronomy 10:16

Circumcise, therefore, the foreskin of your heart, and no longer be stiffnecked.

Deuteronomy 30:6

And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul, that thou may live.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem lest my fury come forth like fire and burn so that no one can quench it because of the evil of your doings.

Mark 14:58

We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.

Luke 2:21

And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called Jesus, which he was called by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.

Acts 7:48

Howbeit the most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet,

Acts 17:24

The God that made the world and all the things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if the earthly house of this our habitation were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, they are a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are made new.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me, and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 4:4-5

but when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Galatians 5:24

For those that are of the Christ have crucified the flesh with its affections and lusts.

Ephesians 2:10-18

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God has prepared that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 4:22

that ye put off everything concerning the old way of life, that is, the old man who corrupts himself according to deceitful desires,

Colossians 3:8-9

But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Hebrews 9:11

But Christ being now come, high priest of the good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation,

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ is not entered into the sanctuary made with hands (which is a figure of the true), but into the heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us,

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