Parallel Verses

Amplified

This is [the sign of] My covenant, which you shall keep and faithfully obey, between Me and you and your descendants after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.

New American Standard Bible

This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.

King James Version

This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.

Holman Bible

This is My covenant, which you are to keep, between Me and you and your offspring after you: Every one of your males must be circumcised.

International Standard Version

Here is my covenant that you are to observe, between me and you and your descendants: Every male among you is to be circumcised.

A Conservative Version

This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee: every male among you shall be circumcised.

American Standard Version

This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee: every male among you shall be circumcised.

Bible in Basic English

And this is the agreement which you are to keep with me, you and your seed after you: every male among you is to undergo circumcision.

Darby Translation

This is my covenant which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee that every male among you be circumcised.

Julia Smith Translation

This my covenant which ye shall watch between me and beween you, and between thy seed after thee; every male among you to be circumcised.

King James 2000

This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your descendants after you; Every male child among you shall be circumcised.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This [is] my covenant which you shall keep, between me and you, and [also] with your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.

Modern King James verseion

This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your seed after you. Every male child among you shall be circumcised.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is my covenant which ye shall keep between me and you and thy seed after thee: that ye circumcise all your men children.

NET Bible

This is my requirement that you and your descendants after you must keep: Every male among you must be circumcised.

New Heart English Bible

This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your seed after you. Every male among you shall be circumcised.

The Emphasized Bible

This, is my covenant which ye shall keep, betwixt me and you, and thy seed after thee, - To circumcise to you every male:

Webster

This is my covenant, which ye shall keep between me and you, and thy seed after thee; Every male-child among you shall be circumcised.

World English Bible

This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your seed after you. Every male among you shall be circumcised.

Youngs Literal Translation

this is My covenant which ye keep between Me and you, and thy seed after thee: Every male of you is to be circumcised;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
This is my covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

between me and you and thy seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

Context Readings

Abram And Circumcision, The Sign Of The Covenant

9 Further, God said to Abraham, “As for you [your part of the agreement], you shall keep and faithfully obey [the terms of] My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations. 10 This is [the sign of] My covenant, which you shall keep and faithfully obey, between Me and you and your descendants after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised. 11 And you shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be the sign (symbol, memorial) of the covenant between Me and you.



Cross References

Acts 7:8

And God gave Abraham a covenant [a formal agreement to be strictly observed] of [which] circumcision [was the sign]; and so [under these circumstances] Abraham became the father of Isaac, and circumcised him on the eighth day; and Isaac [became the father] of Jacob, and Jacob [became the father] of the twelve patriarchs.

Genesis 17:11

And you shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be the sign (symbol, memorial) of the covenant between Me and you.

Genesis 34:15

But we will consent to you only on this condition: if you will become like us, in that every male among you consents to be circumcised,

Exodus 4:25

Then Zipporah took a flint knife and cut off the foreskin of her son and threw it at Moses’ feet, and said, “Indeed you are a husband of blood to me!”

Exodus 12:48

If a stranger living temporarily among you wishes to celebrate the Passover to the Lord, all his males must be circumcised, and then he may participate and celebrate it like one that is born in the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat it.

Deuteronomy 10:16

So circumcise [that is, remove sin from] your heart, and be stiff-necked (stubborn, obstinate) no longer.

Deuteronomy 30:6

“And the Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants [that is, He will remove the desire to sin from your heart], so that you will love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul, so that you may live [as a recipient of His blessing].

Joshua 5:2

At that time the Lord said to Joshua, “Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise the [new generation of the] sons of Israel as [was done] before.”

Joshua 5:4

This is the reason why Joshua circumcised them: all the people who came out of Egypt who were males, all the men of war, had died in the wilderness along the way after they left Egypt.

Jeremiah 4:4


“Circumcise (dedicate, sanctify) yourselves to the Lord
And remove the foreskin [sins] of your heart,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will go forth like fire [consuming all that gets in its way]
And burn and there will be no one to quench it,
Because of the evil of your acts.”

Jeremiah 9:25-26

“Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord, “when I will punish all who are circumcised [physically] and yet uncircumcised [spiritually]—

John 7:22

For this reason Moses has given you [God’s law regarding] circumcision (not that it originated with Moses, but with the patriarchs) and you circumcise a man [even] on the Sabbath.

Romans 2:28-1

For he is not a [real] Jew who is only one outwardly, nor is [true] circumcision something external and physical.

Romans 3:25

whom God displayed publicly [before the eyes of the world] as a [life-giving] sacrifice of atonement and reconciliation (propitiation) by His blood [to be received] through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness [which demands punishment for sin], because in His forbearance [His deliberate restraint] He passed over the sins previously committed [before Jesus’ crucifixion].

Romans 3:28

For we maintain that an individual is justified by faith distinctly apart from works of the Law [the observance of which has nothing to do with justification, that is, being declared free of the guilt of sin and made acceptable to God].

Romans 3:30

since indeed it is one [and the same] God who will justify the circumcised by faith [which began with Abraham] and the uncircumcised through [their newly acquired] faith.

Romans 4:9-11

Is this blessing only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised? For we say, “Faith was credited to Abraham as righteousness.”

1 Corinthians 7:18-19

Was anyone at the time of his calling [from God already] circumcised? He is not to become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called while uncircumcised? He is not to be circumcised.

Galatians 3:28

There is [now no distinction in regard to salvation] neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you [who believe] are all one in Christ Jesus [no one can claim a spiritual superiority].

Galatians 5:3-6

Once more I solemnly affirm to every man who receives circumcision [as a supposed requirement of salvation], that he is under obligation and required to keep the whole Law.

Galatians 6:12

Those who want to make a good impression in public [before the Jews] try to compel you to be circumcised, just so they will escape being persecuted for [faithfulness to] the cross of Christ.

Ephesians 2:11

Therefore, remember that at one time you Gentiles by birth, who are called “Uncircumcision” by those who called themselves “Circumcision,” [itself a mere mark] which is made in the flesh by human hands—

Philippians 3:3

for we [who are born-again have been reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, set apart for His purpose and] are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory and take pride and exult in Christ Jesus and place no confidence [in what we have or who we are] in the flesh—

Colossians 2:11-12

In Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but by the [spiritual] circumcision of Christ in the stripping off of the body of the flesh [the sinful carnal nature],

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