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 they being circumcised themselves observe the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they might boast in your flesh.
Matthew 6:2
When therefore thou doest alms, thou shouldst not sound the trumpet before thee, as hypocrites do in the assemblies, and in the streets, that they might be praised by men. Verily I say to you, They have their reward.
Matthew 23:5
And all their works do they, to be seen by men: and make broad their preservatives, and enlarge the border of their garments
Luke 16:15
And he said to them, Ye are they justifying yourselves before men; and God knows your hearts: for the high with men is abomination before God.
Luke 20:47
Who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence pray at great length; these shall receive more abundant judgment.
John 7:18
He speaking from himself, seeks his own glory: but he seeking the glory of him having sent him, he is true, and no injustice is in him.
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not appear or join ourselves to certain of them recommending themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and joining themselves to themselves, do not understand.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such the falsely sent, crafty workers, being transformed into the sent of Christ.
Philippians 1:15
And some truly by envy and strife, and some also by kindness of disposition, proclaim Christ.
Philippians 2:4
Look ye each not on the things of themselves, but also each the things of others.
Colossians 2:23
Which things truly are having the word of wisdom in worship according to one's will, and humility, and prodigality of the body; not in any honour to satisfying the flesh.

They constrain

Galatians 2:3
But neither Titus, with me, being a Greek, was forced to be circumcised:
Acts 15:1
And certain having come down from Judea taught the brethren, That except ye be circumcised by Moses custom, ye cannot be saved.

Lest

Galatians 5:11
And I, brethren, if I yet proclaim circumcision, why am I. yet driven out? therefore the offence of the cross is left unemployed.
Philippians 3:18
(For many walk, of whom I said to you often, and now also say weeping, the enemies of the cross of Christ: