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 neither do they that are circumcised themselves keep the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they may boast 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, so that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Matthew 23:5
And 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 to them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts; for what amongst men is highly thought of is an abomination before God.
Luke 20:47
who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.
John 7:18
He that speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he that seeks the glory of him that has sent him, he is true, and unrighteousness is not in him.
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not class ourselves or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves; but these, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are not intelligent.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.
Philippians 1:15
Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.
Philippians 2:4
regarding not each his own qualities, but each those of others also.
Colossians 2:23
(which have indeed an appearance of wisdom in voluntary worship, and humility, and harsh treatment of the body, not in a certain honour,) to the satisfaction of the flesh.

They constrain

Galatians 2:3
(but neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)
Acts 15:1
And certain persons, having come down from Judaea, taught the brethren, If ye shall not have been circumcised according to the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

Lest

Galatians 5:11
But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then the scandal of the cross has been done away.
Philippians 3:18
(for many walk of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: