New International Version
Again I declare to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law.
King James Bible
For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Darby Bible Translation
And I witness again to every man [who is] circumcised, that he is debtor to do the whole law.
World English Bible
Yes, I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Young's Literal Translation
and I testify again to every man circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law;
Galatians 5:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He is a debtor to do the whole law - Lays himself, by receiving circumcision, under the obligation to fulfill all its precepts, ordinances, etc.
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for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.'
Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: "Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved."
Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.
Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.
For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.
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