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1 Corinthians 7:19

    1 Corinthians 7:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Circumcision is nothing, and its opposite is nothing, but only doing the orders of God is of value.

    Webster's Revision

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    World English Bible

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but the keeping of the commandments of God.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:19

    Circumcision is nothing - Circumcision itself, though commanded of God, is nothing of itself, it being only a sign of the justification which should be afterwards received by faith. At present, neither it nor its opposite either hinders or furthers the work of grace; and keeping the commandments of God, from his love shed abroad in a believing heart, is the sum and substance of religion.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 7:19

    Circumcision is nothing ... - It is of no consequence in itself. It is not that which God requires now. And the mere external rite can be of no consequence one way or the other. The heart is all; and that is what God demands; see the notes at Romans 2:29.

    But the keeping of the commandments of God - Is something, is the main thing, is everything; and this can be done whether a man is circumcised or not.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 7:19

    7:19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing - Will neither promote nor obstruct our salvation. The one point is, keeping the commandments of God; faith working by love.