1 Corinthians 9:20
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to those that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain those that are under the law;
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the slave as his lord. If they have called the husband of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call those of his household?
The disciple is not above his master, but any one that is as the master shall be perfect.
But with this condition we will consent unto you: If ye will become as we are that every male of you be circumcised,
Only with this condition will these men consent to dwell with us that we may be one people: if every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.
They all shall shout and say unto thee, Art thou also become sick as we? Art thou become like unto us?
And Paul said, I desire before God that by little or by much, not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were such as I am, except these bonds.
Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as ye are; ye have not injured me at all.
And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.