Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

They constrain

Bible References

As desire

Galatians 6:13
For not even those who have been circumcised themselves keep law, but they want you to be circumcised, so that they may boast in thy flesh.
Matthew 6:2
When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.
Luke 16:15
And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 20:47
who devour widows' houses, and in pretence make long prayers. These will receive greater damnation.
John 7:18
He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory, but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him, this man is true, and unrighteousness is not in him.
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not classify or compare ourselves to some of those who commend themselves. But they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves to themselves, do not understand.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are FALSE apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves into apostles of Christ.
Philippians 1:15
Actually some also preach the Christ because of envy and strife, and some also because of good-will.
Philippians 2:4
Look ye out (each man) not to things of yourselves, but each man also to the things of others.
Colossians 2:23
Which having, are indeed a matter of wisdom in will-worship, and self-mortification, and austerity of the body--not in any value against indulgence of the flesh.

They constrain

Galatians 2:3
But not even Titus with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.
Acts 15:1
And certain men, who came down from Judea, taught the brothers, Unless ye will be circumcised in the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

Lest

Galatians 5:11
But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling-block of the cross has been abolished.
Philippians 3:18
For many walk, who (I told you often, and now also say while weeping) are enemies of the cross of Christ,