Necessity Of Circumcision

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 34:22

Only on this [condition] will they give consent to us, to live with us [and] to become one family--when every male among us [is] circumcised as they are circumcised.

Genesis 34:15

Only on this [condition] will we give consent to you; if you will become like us--every male among you to be circumcised.

Acts 15:1

And some men came down from Judea [and] began teaching the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom [prescribed] by Moses, you cannot be saved."

Acts 15:5

But some of those who had believed from the party of the Pharisees stood up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them and to command [them] to observe the law of Moses!"

Galatians 6:12

As many as are wanting to make a good showing in the flesh, these are attempting to compel you to be circumcised, only so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

Galatians 6:13

For not even those who are circumcised observe the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised in order that they may boast in your flesh.

Galatians 5:11

Now, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

Acts 21:21

And they have been informed about you that you are teaching all the Jews [who are] among the Gentiles [the] abandonment of Moses, telling them not to circumcise [their] children or to live according to [our] customs.

Romans 2:27

And the uncircumcised person by nature who carries out the law will judge you who, [though provided] with {the precise written code} and circumcision [are] a transgressor of the law.

Romans 3:1

Therefore, what [is] the advantage of the Jew, or what [is] the use of circumcision?

Galatians 2:12

For before certain people came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles, but when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, [because he] was afraid of those [who were] of the circumcision,

Titus 1:10

For there are many rebellious [people], idle talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

Ephesians 2:11

Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in [the] flesh, the so-called uncircumcision by the so-called circumcision in [the] flesh, made by hands,

1 Corinthians 7:18

Was anyone called [after] being circumcised? He must not undo his circumcision. Was anyone called in uncircumcision? He must not become circumcised.

1 Corinthians 7:19

Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

Romans 4:9

Therefore, [is] this blessing for {those who are circumcised}, or also for {those who are uncircumcised}? For we say, "Faith was credited to Abraham for righteousness."

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision [as] a seal of the righteousness by faith which [he had] {while uncircumcised}, so that he could be the father of all who believe {although they are uncircumcised}, so that righteousness could be credited to them, and the father {of those who are circumcised} to those who are not only from the circumcision, but who also follow in the footsteps of the faith of our father Abraham {which he had while uncircumcised}.

Romans 3:30

since God [is] one, who will justify {those who are circumcised} by faith and {those who are uncircumcised} through faith.

Galatians 2:3

But not even Titus [who was] with me, [although] he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.

Galatians 5:2-3

Look! I, Paul, tell you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing! And again I testify to every man who becomes circumcised, that he is under obligation to keep the whole law.