Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 am certain about you in the Lord, that you will be of no other mind; but he who is troubling you will have his punishment, whoever he is. 11 But I, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still attacked? then has the shame of the cross been taken away. 12 My desire is that they who give you trouble might even be cut off themselves.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:23

But we give the good news of Christ on the cross, a hard thing to the Jews, and a foolish thing to the Gentiles;

Galatians 4:29

But as in those days he who had birth after the flesh was cruel to him who had birth after the Spirit, even so it is now.

Galatians 6:12

Those who have the desire to seem important in the flesh, put force on you to undergo circumcision; only that they may not be attacked because of the cross of Christ.

Isaiah 8:14

And he will be for a holy place: but for a stone of falling and a rock of trouble to the two houses of Israel, and to the men of Jerusalem, for a net in which they may be taken.

Acts 16:3

Paul had a desire for him to go with him, and he gave him circumcision because of the Jews who were in those parts: for they all had knowledge that his father was a Greek.

Acts 21:21

And they have had news of you, how you have been teaching all the Jews among the Gentiles to give up the law of Moses, and not to give circumcision to their children, and not to keep the old rules.

Acts 21:28

Crying out, Men of Israel, come to our help: this is the man who is teaching all men everywhere against the people and the law and this place: and in addition, he has taken Greeks into the Temple, and made this holy place unclean.

Acts 22:21-22

And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.

Acts 23:13-14

And more than forty of them took this oath.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they were not searching for it by faith, but by works. They came up against the stone which was in the way;

1 Corinthians 1:18

For the word of the cross seems foolish to those who are on the way to destruction; but to us who are on the way to salvation it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 15:30

And why are we in danger every hour?

2 Corinthians 11:23-26

Are they servants of Christ? (I am talking foolishly) I am more so; I have had more experience of hard work, of prisons, of blows more than measure, of death.

Galatians 2:3

But not even Titus who was with me, being a Greek, was made to undergo circumcision:

Galatians 6:17

From this time on let no man be a trouble to me; because my body is marked with the marks of Jesus.

1 Peter 2:8-9

And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.

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