25 For indeed circumcision is of value if you (A)practice [a]the Law; but if you are a violator [b]of the Law, (B)your circumcision has turned into uncircumcision. 26 (C)So if (D)the [c]uncircumcised man (E)keeps the requirements of the Law, will his uncircumcision not be regarded as circumcision? 27 And (F)he who is physically uncircumcised, if he keeps the Law, will he not (G)judge you who [d]though having the letter of the Law and circumcision are a violator [e]of the Law? 28 For (H)he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh. 29 But (I)he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and (J)circumcision is of the heart, by the (K)Spirit, not by the letter; (L)and his praise is not from people, but from God.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 2:25 Or law
  2. Romans 2:25 Or of law
  3. Romans 2:26 Lit uncircumcision
  4. Romans 2:27 Lit through the letter
  5. Romans 2:27 Or of law