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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 neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)
Him would Paul have go forth with him, and took him and circumcised him on account of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew his father that he was a Greek.
But as then he that was born according to flesh persecuted him that was born according to Spirit, so also it is now.
As many as desire to have a fair appearance in the flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only that they may not be persecuted because of the cross of Christ.
And they have been informed concerning thee, that thou teachest all the Jews among the nations apostasy from Moses, saying that they should not circumcise their children, nor walk in the customs.
And he said to me, Go, for I will send thee to the nations afar off.
And they were more than forty who had joined together in this oath;
1 Corinthians 15:30
Why do we also endanger ourselves every hour?
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as being beside myself) I above measure so; in labours exceedingly abundant, in stripes to excess, in prisons exceedingly abundant, in deaths oft.
And he will be for a sanctuary; and for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone,
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but to us that are saved it is God's power.
1 Peter 2:8
and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.