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And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
But not even Titus with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.
Paul wanted this man to go forth with him. And having taken him, he circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those regions, for they had all seen that his father was a Greek.
But just as then, the man who was born according to flesh persecuted the man according to Spirit, so also now.
As many as desire to make a good impression in flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only so that they may not be persecuted for the cross of the Christ.
And they were informed about thee, that thou teach all the Jews throughout the nations desertion from Moses, telling them not to circumcise the children nor to walk by the customs.
And he said to me, Depart, because I will send thee far away to Gentiles.
And there were more than forty who made this conspiracy,
1 Corinthians 15:30
And we, why are we in peril every hour?
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they helpers of Christ? (I speak as being mad) I more: in toils, more abundantly; in stripes, countless; in prisons, more frequently; in deaths often.
And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Why? Because it was not from faith but as from works of law. For they stumbled at the stone of stumbling,
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of the cross is of course, foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is a power of God.
1 Peter 2:8
and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.