Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling-block of the cross has been abolished.

New American Standard Bible

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

King James Version

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.

Holman Bible

Now brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been abolished.

International Standard Version

As for me, brothers, if I am still preaching the necessity of circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.

American Standard Version

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away.

Amplified

But as for me, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision [as I had done before I met Christ; and as some accuse me of doing now, as necessary for salvation], why am I still being persecuted [by Jews]? In that case the stumbling block of the cross [to unbelieving Jews] has been abolished.

An Understandable Version

But, brothers, if I were still preaching [that a person had] to be circumcised, why am I being persecuted? [Note: Paul's argument seems to be "I must not be preaching circumcision since I am being persecuted by those who believe in it"]. [If I preached that a person had to be circumcised] then my preaching that Christ died on the cross would not be such an offense [to those who believe in it].

Anderson New Testament

But, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then, the offense of the cross has ceased.

Bible in Basic English

But I, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still attacked? then has the shame of the cross been taken away.

Common New Testament

But if I, brethren, still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? In that case the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as for me, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? for then there would not be so much objection to the doctrine of the cross.

Darby Translation

But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then the scandal of the cross has been done away.

Godbey New Testament

But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? then the offence of the cross would be done away.

Goodspeed New Testament

And I, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? If that is the case, the cross has ceased to be an obstacle, I suppose!

John Wesley New Testament

But if I, brethren, preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution?

Julia Smith Translation

And I, brethren, if I yet proclaim circumcision, why am I. yet driven out? therefore the offence of the cross is left unemployed.

King James 2000

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offense of the cross ceased.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

Modern King James verseion

And I, brothers, if I yet proclaim circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the offense of the Cross has ceased.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, if I yet preach circumcision: why do I then yet suffer persecution? For then had the offense which the cross giveth, ceased.

Moffatt New Testament

I am 'still preaching circumcision myself,' am I? Then, brothers, why am I still being persecuted? And so the stumbling-block of the cross has lost its force, forsooth!

Montgomery New Testament

But I, brothers, if I "still preach circumcision," why am I still persecuted? Then surely the stumbling-block of the Cross has ceased to be an obstacle!

NET Bible

Now, brothers and sisters, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed.

New Heart English Bible

But I, brothers, if I still proclaim circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been removed.

Noyes New Testament

But as for me, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then hath the cross ceased to be a stumblingblock.

Sawyer New Testament

And I, brothers, if I preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then has the offense of the cross ceased.

The Emphasized Bible

I, however, brethren - if, circumcision, I yet proclaim, why am I yet persecuted? After all, the stumbling-block of the cross hath been set aside.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then indeed the offence of the cross is at an end.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If I, Brothers, am still proclaiming circumcision, why am I still persecuted? It seems that the Cross has ceased to be an obstacle!

Webster

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then hath the offense of the cross ceased.

Weymouth New Testament

As for me, brethren, if I am still a preacher of circumcision, how is it that I am still suffering persecution? In that case the Cross has ceased to be a stumbling-block!

Williams New Testament

As for me, myself, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In such a case the hindrance done by the cross has presumably ceased!

World English Bible

But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been removed.

Worrell New Testament

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then the stumbling-block of the cross has been done away!

Worsley New Testament

And I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted by the Jews? for then the offence of the cross is ceased.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I, brethren, if uncircumcision I yet preach, why yet am I persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
I, my, me, not tr
preach, publish, proclaim, preached , preacher
Usage: 174
Usage: 49

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75
Usage: 75

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

do I
διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

ἄρα 
Ara 
therefore , so then , now therefore , then , wherefore , haply , not tr,
Usage: 35

is
καταργέω 
Katargeo 
Usage: 25

the offence
σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

of the cross
σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

References

Images Galatians 5:11

Prayers for Galatians 5:11

Context Readings

Live In Freedom And Love One Another

10 I have confidence toward you in Lord, that ye will think no other thing. But the man who troubles you will bear the verdict, whoever he may be. 11 But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling-block of the cross has been abolished. 12 O that those who trouble you would even cut it all off.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:23

but we proclaim Christ crucified, truly to Jews a stumbling-block and to Gentiles foolishness.

Galatians 4:29

But just as then, the man who was born according to flesh persecuted the man according to Spirit, so also now.

Galatians 6:12

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.

Isaiah 8:14

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.

Acts 16:3

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.

Acts 21:21

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.

Acts 21:28

crying out, Men, Israelites, help. This is the man who teaches all men everywhere against the people, and the law, and this place. And besides he also brought Greeks into the temple, and has defiled this holy place.

Acts 22:21-22

And he said to me, Depart, because I will send thee far away to Gentiles.

Acts 23:13-14

And there were more than forty who made this conspiracy,

Romans 9:32-33

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 Corinthians 15:30

And we, why are we in peril every hour?

2 Corinthians 11:23-26

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.

Galatians 2:3

But not even Titus with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.

Galatians 6:17

Finally, let no man cause troubles for me, for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 2:8-9

and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.

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