Galatians 5:11
Good News Translation
But as for me, my friends, if I continue to preach that circumcision is necessary, why am I still being persecuted? If that were true, then my preaching about the cross of Christ would cause no trouble.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, if I still preach that people need to be circumcised, why am I in so much trouble? The message about the cross would no longer be a problem, if I told people to be circumcised.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the scandal of the cross made void.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the scandal of the cross made void.

if.

Galatians 2:3 But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Gentile, was compelled to be circumcised.

Acts 16:3 Him Paul would have to go along with him: and taking him, he circumcised him, because of the Jews who were in those places. For they all knew that his father was a Gentile.

why.

Galatians 4:29 But as then he that was born according to the flesh persecuted him that was after the spirit: so also it is now.

Galatians 6:12,17 For as many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer the persecution of the cross of Christ. . . .

Acts 21:21,28 Now they have heard of thee that thou teachest those Jews, who are among the Gentiles to depart from Moses: saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, nor walk according to the custom. . . .

Acts 22:21,22 And he said to me: Go, for unto the Gentiles afar off will I send thee. . . .

Acts 23:13,14 And they were more than forty men that had made this conspiracy. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:30 Why also are we in danger every hour?

2 Corinthians 11:23-26 They are the ministers of Christ (I speak as one less wise): I am more; in many more labours, in prisons more frequently, in stripes above measure, in deaths often. . . .

the offence.

Isaiah 8:14 And he shall be a sanctification to you. But for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to the two houses of Israel, for a snare and a ruin to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 9:32,33 Why so? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were of works. For they stumbled at the stumblingstone. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:18,23 For the word of the cross, to them indeed that perish, is foolishness: but to them that are saved, that is, to us, it is the power of God. . . .

1 Peter 2:8,9 And a stone of stumbling and a rock of scandal, to them who stumble at the word, neither do believe, whereunto also they are set. . . .

Context
Freedom in Christ
10I have confidence in you in the Lord that you will not be of another mind: but he that troubleth you shall bear the judgment, whosoever he be. 11And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the scandal of the cross made void. 12I would they were even cut off, who trouble you.…
Cross References
Romans 9:33
As it is written: Behold I lay in Sion a stumbling-stone and a rock of scandal. And whosoever believeth in him shall not be confounded.

1 Corinthians 1:23
But we preach Christ crucified: unto the Jews indeed a stumblingblock, and unto the Gentiles foolishness:

Galatians 3:1
O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you?

Galatians 4:29
But as then he that was born according to the flesh persecuted him that was after the spirit: so also it is now.

Galatians 6:12
For as many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer the persecution of the cross of Christ.

1 Peter 2:8
And a stone of stumbling and a rock of scandal, to them who stumble at the word, neither do believe, whereunto also they are set.

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

Now, brothers, if I still proclaim circumcision, why still am I persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been abolished.

And I, brothers, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offense of the cross ceased.

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away.

But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then the scandal of the cross has been done away.

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? then hath the stumblingblock of the cross been done away.

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then hath the offense of the cross ceased.

As for me, brethren, if I am still a preacher of circumcision, how is it that I am still suffering persecution? In that case the Cross has ceased to be a stumbling-block!

But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been removed.

And I, brethren, if uncircumcision I yet preach, why yet am I persecuted? then hath the stumbling-block of the cross been done away;
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