New Living Translation
And they supported me and did not even demand that my companion Titus be circumcised, though he was a Gentile.
King James Bible
But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised:
Darby Bible Translation
(but neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)
World English Bible
But not even Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.
Young's Literal Translation
but not even Titus, who is with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:3 But neither was Titus who was with me - When I conversed with them. Compelled to be circumcised - A clear proof that none of the apostles insisted on the circumcising gentile believers. The sense is, And it is true, some of those false brethren would fain have compelled Titus to be circumcised; but I utterly refused it.
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so Paul wanted him to join them on their journey. In deference to the Jews of the area, he arranged for Timothy to be circumcised before they left, for everyone knew that his father was a Greek.
1 Corinthians 9:21
When I am with the Gentiles who do not follow the Jewish law, I too live apart from that law so I can bring them to Christ. But I do not ignore the law of God; I obey the law of Christ.
2 Corinthians 2:13
But I had no peace of mind because my dear brother Titus hadn't yet arrived with a report from you. So I said good-bye and went on to Macedonia to find him.
Then fourteen years later I went back to Jerusalem again, this time with Barnabas; and Titus came along, too.
2 Timothy 4:10
Demas has deserted me because he loves the things of this life and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus has gone to Dalmatia.
I am writing to Titus, my true son in the faith that we share. May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior give you grace and peace.
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