And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the offence of the cross ceased.
but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness;
But as then he that was born according to the flesh persecuted him that was born according to the Spirit, even so it is now.
As many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of the Christ.
Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
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.
and they are informed of thee that thou teachest all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
crying out, Men of Israel, help; this is the man that teaches everyone everywhere against the people and the law and this place and further brought Greeks also into the temple and has polluted this holy place.
And he said unto me, Depart, for I will send thee far from here unto the Gentiles.
And they were more than forty who had made this conspiracy.
Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone;
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those that perish, but unto us who are saved, it is the power of God.
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more, in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.
From now on let no one trouble me, for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.
and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.