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 themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
Matthew 6:2
Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, 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 their reward.
Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, You are they who justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 20:47
Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater condemnation.
John 7:18
He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory: but he that seeks his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.
Philippians 1:15
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
Philippians 2:4
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
Colossians 2:23
Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in self-imposed worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any value to the indulgence of the flesh.

They constrain

Galatians 2:3
But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised:
Acts 15:1
And certain men who came down from Judea taught the brethren, and said, Except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses, you cannot be saved.

Lest

Galatians 5:11
And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offense of the cross ceased.
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: