New American Standard Bible
For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
King James Bible
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.
Darby Bible Translation
For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision; but new creation.
World English Bible
For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
Young's Literal Translation
for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For in Christ Jesus - In his religion; see the note at Galatians 5:6.
But a new creature - The fact that a man is created anew, or born again, constitutes the real difference between him and other people. This is what Christ requires; this is the distinction which he designs to make. It is not by conformity to certain rites and customs that a man is to be accepted; it is not by elevated rank, or by wealth, or beauty, or blood; it is not by the color of the complexion; but the grand inquiry is, whether a man is born again, and is in fact a new creature in Christ Jesus; see the note at 2 Corinthians 5:17, for an explanation of the phrase "a new creature."
LibraryDoing Good to All
'As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all. . . .'--GAL. vi. 10. 'As we have therefore'--that points a finger backwards to what has gone before. The Apostle has been exhorting to unwearied well-doing, on the ground of the certain coming of the harvest season. Now, there is a double link of connection between the preceding words and our text; for 'do good' looks back to 'well-doing,' and the word rendered 'opportunity' is the same as that rendered 'season.' So, then, two thoughts …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Glory of the Cross
The Beautiful Hague
"Hear the Word of the Lord, Ye Rulers of Sodom, Give Ear unto the Law of Our God, Ye People of Gomorrah,"
So if the uncircumcised man keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?
For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.
Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but what matters is the keeping of the commandments of God.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
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