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 they who receive circumcision do themselves keep the law; but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
Matthew 6:2
When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.
Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do to be seen of men: for they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments ,
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 20:47
who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.
John 7:18
He that speaketh from himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with certain of them that commend themselves: but they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, fashioning themselves into apostles of Christ.
Philippians 1:15
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
Philippians 2:4
not looking each of you to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
Colossians 2:23
Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in will-worship, and humility, and severity to the body; but are not of any value against the indulgence of the flesh.

They constrain

Galatians 2:3
But not even Titus who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised:
Acts 15:1
And certain men came down from Judaea and taught the brethren,'saying , Except ye be circumcised after the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

Lest

Galatians 5:11
But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away.
Philippians 3:18
For many walk, of whom I told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: