Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither that circumcision which is outward in flesh;

New American Standard Bible

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.

King James Version

For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

Holman Bible

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, and true circumcision is not something visible in the flesh.

International Standard Version

For a person is not a Jew because of his appearance, nor is circumcision something just external and physical.

A Conservative Version

For he is not a Jew in what is visible, nor is circumcision in what is visible, in flesh,

American Standard Version

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh:

Amplified

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

An Understandable Version

For that person is not a Jew who is one [merely] on the outside. And circumcision is not [merely] an outward physical ordinance.

Anderson New Testament

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh:

Bible in Basic English

The true Jew is not one who is only so publicly, and circumcision is not that which may be seen in the flesh:

Common New Testament

For he is not a real Jew who is one outwardly, nor is true circumcision something outward and in the flesh.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is not the Jew in outward appearance, neither is it the external mark of circumcision:

Godbey New Testament

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly; neither is circumcision that which is outwardly in the flesh.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the real Jew is not the man who is one outwardly, and the real circumcision is not something physical and external.

John Wesley New Testament

For he is not a Jew, who is one in outward shew, neither is that circumcision which is apparent in the flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

For he in appearance, is not a Jew; neither circumcision, in appearance in the flesh:

King James 2000

For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the Jew is not {one outwardly}, nor [is] circumcision {outwardly}, in the flesh.

Modern King James verseion

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that outwardly in flesh;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he is not a Jew, which is a Jew outward. Neither is that thing circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

Moffatt New Testament

He is no Jew who is merely a Jew outwardly, nor is circumcision something outward in the flesh;

Montgomery New Testament

For the real Jew is not the man who is one outwardly, and the real circumcision is not outward in the flesh;

NET Bible

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision something that is outward in the flesh,

New Heart English Bible

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh;

Noyes New Testament

For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly, nor is that circumcision, which is outward, in the flesh;

Sawyer New Testament

For not that which is external is the Jew, nor is that which is external in the flesh circumcision.

The Emphasized Bible

For, not he who is one in appearance, is a Jew, nor is, that which is such in appearance in flesh, circumcision;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For not he who is outwardly such, is the Jew; neither is that which is outward in the flesh, circumcision.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For a man who is only a Jew outwardly is not a real Jew; nor is outward bodily circumcision real circumcision. The real Jew is the man who is a Jew in soul;

Webster

For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

Weymouth New Testament

For the true Jew is not the man who is simply a Jew outwardly, and true circumcision is not that which is outward and bodily.

Williams New Testament

For the real Jew is not the man who is a Jew on the outside, and real circumcision is not outward physical circumcision.

World English Bible

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh;

Worrell New Testament

For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly; nor is that circumcision, which is outward in flesh;

Worsley New Testament

nor is that circumcision, which is only in appearance, in the flesh;

Youngs Literal Translation

For he is not a Jew who is so outwardly, neither is circumcision that which is outward in flesh;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

a Jew
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

which is one

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

φανερός 
Phaneros 
Usage: 15

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

φανερός 
Phaneros 
Usage: 15

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Circumcision Of The Heart

27 and uncircumcision by nature, fulfilling the law, judge thee, who, with letter and circumcision, art a law-transgressor? 28 For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither that circumcision which is outward in flesh; 29 but he is a Jew who is so inwardly; and circumcision, of the heart, in spirit, not in letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.



Cross References

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision; but new creation.

Matthew 3:9

And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

Romans 9:6-8

Not however as though the word of God had failed; for not all are Israel which are of Israel;

Revelation 2:9

I know thy tribulation and thy poverty; but thou art rich; and the railing of those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but a synagogue of Satan.

Psalm 73:1

{A Psalm of Asaph.} Truly God is good to Israel, to such as are of a pure heart.

Isaiah 1:9-15

Unless Jehovah of hosts had left us a very small residue, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Isaiah 48:1-2

Hear ye this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Jehovah, and make mention of the God of Israel, not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that have the corners of their beard cut off, that dwell in the wilderness: for all the nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in heart.

Hosea 1:6-9

And she conceived again, and bore a daughter. And he said unto him, Call her name Lo-ruhamah; for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel, so that I should pardon them.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold one truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile.

John 8:37-39

I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word has no entrance in you.

Romans 2:17

But if thou art named a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast in God,

Romans 4:10-12

How then has it been reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.

1 Peter 3:21

which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

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