Philippians 3:3
Good News Translation
It is we, not they, who have received the true circumcision, for we worship God by means of his Spirit and rejoice in our life in union with Christ Jesus. We do not put any trust in external ceremonies.

Contemporary English Version
But we are the ones who are truly circumcised, because we worship by the power of God's Spirit and take pride in Christ Jesus. We don't brag about what we have done,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh.

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For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh.

we.

Genesis 17:5-11 Neither shall thy name be called any more Abram: but thou shalt be called Abraham: because I have made thee a father of many nations. . . .

Deuteronomy 10:16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and stiffen your neck no more.

Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed: that thou mayst love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, that thou mayst live.

Jeremiah 4:4 Be circumcised to the Lord, and take away the foreskins of your hearts, ye men of Juda, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my indignation come forth like fire, and burn, and there be none that can quench it because of the wickedness of your thoughts.

Jeremiah 9:26 Upon Egypt, and upon Juda, and upon Edom, and upon the children of Ammon, and upon Moab, and upon all that have their hair polled round, that dwell in the desert: for all the nations are uncircumcised in the flesh, but all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.

Romans 2:25-29 Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision. . . .

Romans 4:11,12 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the justice of the faith which he had, being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, being uncircumcised: that unto them also it may be reputed to justice: . . .

Colossians 2:11 In whom also you are circumcised with circumcision not made by hand in despoiling of the body of the flesh: but in the circumcision of Christ.

worship.

Malachi 1:11 For from the rising of the sun even to the going down, my name is great among the Gentiles, and in every place there is sacrifice, and there is offered to my name a clean oblation: for my name is great among the Gentiles, saith the Lord of hosts.

John 4:23,24 But the hour cometh and now is, when the true adorers shall adore the Father in spirit and in truth. For the Father also seeketh such to adore him. . . .

Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make a commemoration of you:

Romans 7:6 But now we are loosed from the law of death wherein we were detained; so that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

Romans 8:15,26,27 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba (Father). . . .

Ephesians 6:18 By all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the spirit: and in the same watching with all instance and supplication for all the saints:

Jude 1:20 But you, my beloved, building yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

rejoice.

Philippians 3:7-9 But the things that were gain to me, the same I have counted loss for Christ. . . .

Psalm 105:3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord.

Isaiah 45:25 Therefore shall he say: In the Lord are my justices and empire: they shall come to him, and all that resist him shall be confounded.

Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches: . . .

1 Corinthians 1:29-31 That no flesh should glory in his sight. . . .

Galatians 6:13,14 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law: but they will have you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh. . . .

have.

Philippians 3:4-6 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more: . . .

1 Peter 1:23-25 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, by the word of God who liveth and remaineth for ever. . . .

Context
Righteousness through Faith
2Beware of dogs: beware of evil workers: beware of the concision. 3For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh. 4Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more:…
Cross References
John 4:23
But the hour cometh and now is, when the true adorers shall adore the Father in spirit and in truth. For the Father also seeketh such to adore him.

John 4:24
God is a spirit: and they that adore him must adore him in spirit and in truth.

Romans 2:29
But he is a Jew that is one inwardly and the circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter: whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 8:39
Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 9:6
Not as though the word of God hath miscarried. For all are not Israelites that are of Israel.

Romans 15:17
I have therefore glory in Christ Jesus towards God.

2 Corinthians 11:18
Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also.

Galatians 5:25
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Galatians 6:13
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law: but they will have you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

Galatians 6:14
But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ: by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.

Galatians 6:15
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision: but a new creature.

Galatians 6:16
And whosoever shall follow this rule, peace on them and mercy: and upon the Israel of God.

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, the servants of Jesus Christ: to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons.

Philippians 3:12
Not as though I had already attained, or were already perfect: but I follow after, if I may by any means apprehend, wherein I am also apprehended by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:14
I press towards the mark, to the prize of the supernal vocation of God in Christ Jesus.

Additional Translations
For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—

For we are the circumcision, those worshiping in the Spirit of God, and glorying in Christ Jesus, and not trusting in the flesh--

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

for we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh:

For we are the circumcision, who worship by [the] Spirit of God, and boast in Christ Jesus, and do not trust in flesh.

for we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh:

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

For we are the true circumcision--we who render to God a spiritual worship and make our boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in outward ceremonies:

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;

for we are the circumcision, who by the Spirit are serving God, and glorying in Christ Jesus, and in flesh having no trust,
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