New International Version
So then, if those who are not circumcised keep the law's requirements, will they not be regarded as though they were circumcised?
King James Bible
Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?
Darby Bible Translation
If therefore the uncircumcision keep the requirements of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be reckoned for circumcision,
World English Bible
If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the law, won't his uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision?
Young's Literal Translation
If, therefore the uncircumcision the righteousness of the law may keep, shall not his uncircumcision for circumcision be reckoned?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore if the uncircumcision, etc. - If the Gentile be found to act according to the spirit and design of the law, his acting thus uprightly, according to the light which God has afforded him, will be reckoned to him as if he were circumcised and walked agreeably to the law.
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Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.
The one who is not circumcised physically and yet obeys the law will condemn you who, even though you have the written code and circumcision, are a lawbreaker.
since there is only one God, who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through that same faith.
in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing. Keeping God's commands is what counts.
Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is the new creation.
Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called "uncircumcised" by those who call themselves "the circumcision" (which is done in the body by human hands)--
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