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Colossians 2:11 New King James Version (NKJV)

Not Legalism but Christ

11 In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body [a]of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ,

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:11 NU omits of the sins
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Colossians 2:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh[a] was put off when you were circumcised by[b] Christ,

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:11 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 13.
  2. Colossians 2:11 Or put off in the circumcision of
New International Version (NIV)

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Colossians 2:11 New Living Translation (NLT)

11 When you came to Christ, you were “circumcised,” but not by a physical procedure. Christ performed a spiritual circumcision—the cutting away of your sinful nature.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2:11 Greek the cutting away of the body of the flesh.
New Living Translation (NLT)

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Colossians 2:11 Good News Translation (GNT)

11 In union with Christ you were circumcised, not with the circumcision that is made by human beings, but with the circumcision made by Christ, which consists of being freed from the power of this sinful self.

Good News Translation (GNT)

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Colossians 2:11 International Standard Version (ISV)

11 In union with him you were also circumcised with a circumcision performed without human[a] hands by stripping off the corrupt nature by the circumcision performed by the Messiah.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:11 The Gk. lacks human
  2. Colossians 2:11 Or Christ
International Standard Version (ISV)

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