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 my covenant which ye shall watch between me and beween you, and between thy seed after thee; every male among you to be circumcised.
Exodus 12:13
And the blood was to you for a sign upon the houses where you are there: and I saw the blood and I passed over you, and the blow shall not be upon you to destroy, in my striking upon the land of Egypt
Exodus 31:13
Speak thou to the sons of Israel, saying, Verily my Sabbaths shall ye watch: for it is a sign between me and between you for your generations, to know that I am Jehovah consecrating you.
Ezekiel 20:12
And also my Sabbaths I gave to them to be for a sign between me and between them, to know that I am Jehovah consecrating them.

A seal

Romans 2:28
For he in appearance, is not a Jew; neither circumcision, in appearance in the flesh:
Deuteronomy 30:6
And Jehovah thy God circumcised thy heart and the heart of thy seed, to love Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, for the sake of thy life.
2 Corinthians 1:22
Who also having sealed us, and given the pledge of the Spirit in our hearts.
Ephesians 1:13
In whom ye also, having heard the word of truth, the good news of your salvation: in whom also having believed, ye were sealed by the holy Spirit of solemn promise,
Ephesians 4:30
And grieve ye not the Holy Spirit of God in which ye were sealed to the day of redemption.
Revelation 9:4
And it was said to them that they should not injure the grass of the earth, neither any green, nor any tree; except the men only which have not the seal of God upon their foreheads.


Romans 4:13
For not by the law, the promise to Abraham, or to his seed, for him to be heir of the world, but by the justice of faith.
Romans 3:22
And the justice of God by faith of Jesus Christ to all and upon all believing: for there is no distinction:
Romans 9:30
What then shall we say? That the nations, not following justice, overtook justice, and the justice of faith.
Romans 10:6
And the justice of faith says thus, Thou shouldest not say in thy heart, Who shall go up to heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down:)
Galatians 5:5
For we in spirit by faith expect the hope of justice.
Philippians 3:9
And be found in him, not having my justice, that of the law, but that by faith of Christ, the justice from God by faith:
Hebrews 11:7
By faith Noah, having an intimation of the divine will of things not yet seen, being circumspect, prepared an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and by faith became an heir of justice.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, servant and sent of Jesus Christ, to them having received by inheritance equally honoured faith with us in the justice of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

That righteousness

Romans 4:6
As also David speaks the happiness of the man, to whom God reckons justice without works,

General references

Genesis 12:2
And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.
Genesis 17:24
And Abraham, the son of ninety and nine years in his circumcising the flesh of his uncircumcision.
Leviticus 12:3
And in the eighth day the flesh of his uncircumcision shall be circumcised.
Luke 5:39
And none drinking old, quickly desires new, for he says, The old is better.
Acts 10:47
Much less can any hinder water, for these not to be immersed, who received the Holy Spirit as also we?
Romans 3:30
Since one God, who will justify circumcision of faith, and uncircumcision by faith.
Galatians 3:9
So that they of faith are praised with faithful Abraham.