Romans 2:24-29 NIV

24 As it is written: “God’s name is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you.”a

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    • h 2:24 - Isaiah 52:5 (see Septuagint); Ezek. 36:20,22
      25 Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.

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          26 So then, if those who are not circumcised keep the law’s requirements, will they not be regarded as though they were circumcised?

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          27 The one who is not circumcised physically and yet obeys the law will condemn you who, even though you have theb written code and circumcision, are a lawbreaker.

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            • i 2:27 - Or "who, by means of a"
              28 A person is not a Jew who is one only outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical.

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              29 No, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a person’s praise is not from other people, but from God.

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