Parallel Verses

King James Version

Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

New American Standard Bible

So if the uncircumcised man keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?

Holman Bible

Therefore if an uncircumcised man keeps the law's requirements, will his uncircumcision not be counted as circumcision?

International Standard Version

So if a man who is uncircumcised keeps the requirements of the Law, his uncircumcision will be regarded as circumcision, won't it?

A Conservative Version

If therefore a man of uncircumcision keeps the ordinances of the law, will not his uncircumcision be considered circumcision?

American Standard Version

If therefore the uncircumcision keep the ordinances of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be reckoned for circumcision?

Amplified

So if a man who is uncircumcised keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be credited to him as [equivalent to] circumcision?

An Understandable Version

So, if an uncircumcised person [i.e., a Gentile] obeys [the rest of] the requirements of the law, will not the fact that he is not circumcised be considered [by God] as though he were?

Anderson New Testament

If, then, he who is uncircumcised keeps the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Bible in Basic English

If those who have not circumcision keep the rules of the law, will it not be credited to them as circumcision?

Common New Testament

So, if a man who is uncircumcised keeps the requirements of the law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?

Daniel Mace New Testament

if therefore an uncircumcised Gentile keep the moral precepts contained in the law, shall not he be reckon'd, as if he were circumcised?

Darby Translation

If therefore the uncircumcision keep the requirements of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be reckoned for circumcision,

Godbey New Testament

Then if uncircumcision may keep the righteousness of the law, will not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Goodspeed New Testament

So if people who are uncircumcised observe the requirements of the Law, will they not be treated as though they were circumcised?

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore if the uncircumcised keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his foreskin be counted for circumcision?

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore if uncircumcision watch the justification of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be reckoned for circumcision?

King James 2000

Therefore if the uncircumcision keeps the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, if the uncircumcised person follows the requirements of the law, will not his uncircumcision be credited for circumcision?

Modern King James verseion

If then the uncircumcision keeps the ordinances of the Law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore if the uncircumcised keep the right things contained in the law: shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Moffatt New Testament

(If then the uncircumcised observe the requirements of the Law, shall not their uncircumcision be reckoned equivalent to circumcision?

Montgomery New Testament

So if the uncircumcised keeps the ordinance of the Law, shall not his uncircumcision be reckoned equivalent to circumcision.

NET Bible

Therefore if the uncircumcised man obeys the righteous requirements of the law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?

New Heart English Bible

If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the law, won't his uncircumcision be counted as circumcision?

Noyes New Testament

If then he who is uncircumcised keep the precepts of the Law, shall not he though uncircumcised be regarded as circumcised?

Sawyer New Testament

If therefore the uncircumcision keeps the ordinances of the law, shall not its uncircumcision be accounted for circumcision?

The Emphasized Bible

If then, the uncircumcision, be guarding the righteous requirement of the law, shall not, his uncircumcision, as circumcision be reckoned? -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If then the uncircumcision observe the righteous judgments of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be accounted for circumcision?

Twentieth Century New Testament

If, then, an uncircumcised man pays regard to the requirements of the Law, will not he, although not circumcised, be regarded by God as if he were?

Webster

Therefore, if the uncircumcision keepeth the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

Weymouth New Testament

In the same way if an uncircumcised man pays attention to the just requirements of the Law, shall not his lack of circumcision be overlooked, and,

Williams New Testament

So if the uncircumcised heathen man observes the just demands of the law, will he not be counted as though he were a Jew?

World English Bible

If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the law, won't his uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision?

Worrell New Testament

If, therefore, the uncircumcision keep the ordinances of the law, shall not his uncircumcision he reckoned for circumcision?

Worsley New Testament

Therefore if the uncircumcised keep the righteous precepts of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be accounted to him for circumcision?

Youngs Literal Translation

If, therefore the uncircumcision the righteousness of the law may keep, shall not his uncircumcision for circumcision be reckoned?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ἀκροβυστία 
Akrobustia 
Usage: 20

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
Usage: 25

δικαίωμα 
Dikaioma 
Usage: 10

of the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

shall not
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32

his

Usage: 0

ἀκροβυστία 
Akrobustia 
Usage: 20

be counted
λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 2:26

Context Readings

Circumcision Of The Heart

25 For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision. 26 Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision? 27 And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfil the law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision dost transgress the law?



Cross References

Romans 8:4

That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Isaiah 56:6-7

Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;

Matthew 8:11-12

And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 15:28

Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Acts 10:2-4

A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.

Acts 10:34-35

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

Acts 11:3-18

Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them.

Romans 3:30

Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.

1 Corinthians 7:18-19

Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.

Ephesians 2:11

Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Colossians 2:11

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

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