Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

That righteousness

Bible References

The sign

Genesis 17:10
This, is my covenant which ye shall keep, betwixt me and you, and thy seed after thee, - To circumcise to you every male:
Exodus 12:13
Then shall the blood serve you for a sign, on the houses wherein ye are, then will I behold the blood, and will pass over you, - and there shall be among you no plague to destroy, when I smite the laud of Egypt.
Exodus 31:13
Thou thyself, therefore, speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Surely, my sabbaths, shall ye keep, for, a sign it is betwixt me and you to your generations, that ye may know that I Yahweh do hallow you.
Ezekiel 20:12
Moreover also my sabbaths, gave I unto them, to become a sign betwixt me and them, - that it might be known that, I, Yahweh, was hallowing them.

A seal

Romans 2:28
For, not he who is one in appearance, is a Jew, nor is, that which is such in appearance in flesh, circumcision;
Deuteronomy 30:6
And Yahweh thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, - to love Yahweh thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
2 Corinthians 1:22
Who also hath sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
Ephesians 1:13
In whom, ye also - hearing the word of the truth, the glad-message of your salvation, - in whom also believing, - were sealed with the Spirit of the promise, the Holy Spirit ,
Ephesians 4:30
And be not grieving the Holy Spirit of God, wherewith ye have been sealed unto a day of redemption;
Revelation 9:4
And it was bidden them that they should not injure the herbage of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree, - but only the men who have not the seal of God upon their foreheads.


Romans 4:13
For, not through means of law, doth the promise belong unto Abraham or unto his seed, - that he should be heir of thee world; but, through a righteousness by faith.
Romans 3:22
A righteousness of God, through faith in JesusChrist, unto all that have faith; for there is no distinction, -
Romans 9:30
What, then, shall we say? That, they of the nations, who were not in pursuit of righteousness, have laid hold of righteousness, - a righteousness, however, which is by faith;
Romans 10:6
Whereas, the righteousness by faith, thus speaketh - Do not say in thy heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? That is, to bring, Christ, down,
Galatians 5:5
For, we, in Spirit, by faith, for a hope of righteousness, are ardently waiting, -
Philippians 3:9
And be found in him - not having a righteousness of my own, that which is by law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is, of God, upon my faith, -
Hebrews 11:7
By faith, Noah, having received intimation concerning the things not yet seen, filled with reverence, prepared an ark to the saving of his house - through which he condemned the world, and, of the righteousness by way of faith, became heir.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, unto them who have obtained, equally precious, faith, with us, in the righteousness of our God, and Saviour Jesus Christ,

That righteousness

Romans 4:6
Just as David also affirmeth the happiness of the man unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works: -

General references

Genesis 12:2
That I may make thee into a great nation, And bless thee and make great thy name, And become thou a blessing;
Genesis 17:24
Now Abraham, was ninety-nine years old, - when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
Leviticus 12:3
And, on the eighth day, shall the flesh of his foreskin be circumcised.
Luke 5:39
No one, having drunk old, desireth new; for he saith, The old, is, mellow.
Acts 10:47
Surely then, the water, can no man forbid, that these should not be immersed, - seeing that, the Holy Spirit, they have received, as well as we.
Romans 3:30
If, at all events, God is one, who will declare righteous - the circumcision by faith, and the uncircumcision through their faith.
Galatians 3:9
So then, they who are of faith, are blessed with believing Abraham;