New Living Translation
And even those who advocate circumcision don't keep the whole law themselves. They only want you to be circumcised so they can boast about it and claim you as their disciples.
King James Bible
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
Darby Bible Translation
For neither do they that are circumcised themselves keep the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.
World English Bible
For even they who receive circumcision don't keep the law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.
Young's Literal Translation
for neither do those circumcised themselves keep the law, but they wish you to be circumcised, that in your flesh they may glory.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:13 For neither they themselves keep the whole law - So far are they from a real zeal for it. But yet they desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh - That they may boast of you as their proselytes, and make a merit of this with the other Jews.
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Translator's Introductory Notice.
The Jewish ceremony of circumcision has value only if you obey God's law. But if you don't obey God's law, you are no better off than an uncircumcised Gentile.
For we who worship by the Spirit of God are the ones who are truly circumcised. We rely on what Christ Jesus has done for us. We put no confidence in human effort,
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