Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

See, I Paul say to you, that if you undergo circumcision, Christ will be of no use to you.

New American Standard Bible

Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

King James Version

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Holman Bible

Take note! I, Paul, tell you that if you get yourselves circumcised, Christ will not benefit you at all.

International Standard Version

Listen! I, Paul, am telling you that if you allow yourselves to be circumcised, the Messiah will be of no benefit to you.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ will benefit you nothing.

American Standard Version

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that, if ye receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.

Amplified

Notice, it is I, Paul, who tells you that if you receive circumcision [as a supposed requirement of salvation], Christ will be of no benefit to you [for you will lack the faith in Christ that is necessary for salvation].

An Understandable Version

Look, I Paul am telling you that, if you revert to [the practice of] circumcision [i.e., the Jewish rite of identity, signifying the responsibility to observe the law of Moses], then Christ's [sacrifice] will be of no value to you.

Anderson New Testament

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if you be circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.

Common New Testament

Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

take notice, 'tis I Paul declare it to you, that if you are circumcised, Christ shall be of no advantage to you.

Darby Translation

Behold, I, Paul, say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Godbey New Testament

Behold I Paul say unto you, that, if you may be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Goodspeed New Testament

Why, I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ can do nothing for you.

John Wesley New Testament

Behold, I Paul say unto you, If ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

King James 2000

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! I, Paul, tell you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing!

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I, Paul, say to you that if you are circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing at all.

Moffatt New Testament

Here, listen to Paul! I tell you, if you get circumcised, Christ will be no use to you.

Montgomery New Testament

Listen to me! I, Paul, declare to you that if you are to continue to follow the rite of circumcision, Christ will be no profit to you.

NET Bible

Listen! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you at all!

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I, Paul, tell you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.

Noyes New Testament

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing;

Sawyer New Testament

Behold, I Paul tell you, that if you are circumcised Christ will not profit you.

The Emphasized Bible

See! I, Paul, say unto you - if ye be getting circumcised, Christ will profit you, nothing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Behold, I Paul declare to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ will be of no advantage to you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Understand that I, Paul, myself tell you that if you allow yourselves to be circumcised, Christ will avail you nothing.

Webster

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.

Weymouth New Testament

Remember that it is I Paul who tell you that if you receive circumcision Christ will avail you nothing.

Williams New Testament

Here is what I am saying to you: If you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ can do you no good.

World English Bible

Behold, I, Paul, tell you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.

Worrell New Testament

Behold, I, Paul, say to you, that, if ye be circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.

Worsley New Testament

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.

Youngs Literal Translation

lo, I Paul do say to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye be circumcised
περιτέμνω 
Peritemno 
Usage: 17

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 5:2

Images Galatians 5:2

Context Readings

Live In Freedom And Love One Another

1 Christ has truly made us free: then keep your free condition and let no man put a yoke on you again. 2 See, I Paul say to you, that if you undergo circumcision, Christ will be of no use to you. 3 Yes, I give witness again to every man who undergoes circumcision, that he will have to keep all the law.


Cross References

Acts 15:1

Now certain men came down from Judaea, teaching the brothers and saying that without circumcision, after the rule of Moses, there is no salvation.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself make request to you by the quiet and gentle behaviour of Christ, I who am poor in spirit when with you, but who say what is in my mind to you without fear when I am away from you:

Galatians 5:6

Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.

Acts 15:24

Because we have knowledge that some who went from us have been troubling you with their words, putting your souls in doubt; to whom we gave no such order;

Acts 16:3-4

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.

Romans 9:31-32

But Israel, going after a law of righteousness, did not get it.

Romans 10:2-3

For I give witness of them that they have a strong desire for God, but not with knowledge.

Galatians 2:3-5

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

Galatians 5:3-4

Yes, I give witness again to every man who undergoes circumcision, that he will have to keep all the law.

Galatians 5:11

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

1 Thessalonians 2:18

For which reason we made attempts to come to you, even I, Paul, once and again; but Satan kept us from coming.

1 Thessalonians 2:18

For which reason we made attempts to come to you, even I, Paul, once and again; but Satan kept us from coming.

Hebrews 4:2

And, truly, the good news came to us, even as it did to them; but the hearing of the word did them no good, because they were not united in faith with the true hearers.

1 Corinthians 16:21

I, Paul, send you these words of love in my writing.

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