Galatians 6:12-15 NIV

12 Those who want to make a good impression outwardly1 are trying to compel you to be circumcised.2 The only reason they do this is to avoid being persecuted3 for the cross of Christ.

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13 Not even those who are circumcised obey the law,4 yet they want you to be circumcised that they may boast about your flesh.5

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14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,6 through whicha the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.7

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15 Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything;8 what counts is a new creation.9

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