New Living Translation
I'll say it again. If you are trying to find favor with God by being circumcised, you must obey every regulation in the whole law of Moses.
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;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:3 I testify to every man - Every gentile. That is circumcised - He thereby makes himself a debtor - Obliges.
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For I have five brothers, and I want him to warn them so they don't end up in this place of torment.'
While Paul and Barnabas were at Antioch of Syria, some men from Judea arrived and began to teach the believers: "Unless you are circumcised as required by the law of Moses, you cannot be saved."
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.
Listen! I, Paul, tell you this: If you are counting on circumcision to make you right with God, then Christ will be of no benefit to you.
For when we place our faith in Christ Jesus, there is no benefit in being circumcised or being uncircumcised. What is important is faith expressing itself in love.
For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God's laws.
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