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Romans 2:25
For circumcision verily profiteth if thou keep the law; but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
For circumcision indeed profiteth, if thou be a doer of the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is become uncircumcision.
Circumcision [the sign of the covenant of Abraham] is indeed of value if you practice the Law; but if you habitually break the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision [it is meaningless in God’s sight].
Circumcision does indeed profit if you keep the Law; but if you habitually transgress the Law, your circumcision is made uncircumcision.
For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
Circumcision is an advantage if you do what the Law says. But if you are a person who breaks the Law, your status of being circumcised has changed into not being circumcised.
For circumcision is indeed of value if you do what Torah says. But if you are a transgressor of Torah, your circumcision has become uncircumcision!
Being circumcised is worthwhile, if you obey the Law. But if you don’t obey the Law, you are no better off than people who are not circumcised.
For circumcision indeed profits if thou keep [the] law; but if thou be a law-transgressor, thy circumcision is become uncircumcision.
For circumcision profits if you practice the Law— but if you are a transgressor of the Law your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision profiteth indeed, if thou keep the law; but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
If you follow the law, then your circumcision has meaning. But if you break the law, then it is as if you were never circumcised.
For circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
For circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
If you follow the law, your circumcision [C a key distinctive of Jewish identity; Gen. 17] has ·meaning [value; benefit]. But if you ·break [transgress; disobey] the law, it is as if you were never circumcised.
For circumcision verily is profitable, if thou do the Law: but if thou be a transgressor of the Law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
For example, circumcision is valuable if you follow the laws in Moses’ Teachings. If you don’t follow those laws, your circumcision amounts to uncircumcision.
If you obey the Law, your circumcision is of value; but if you disobey the Law, you might as well never have been circumcised.
For circumcision benefits you if you observe the law, but if you are a lawbreaker, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
If you follow the law, then your circumcision has meaning. But if you break the law, then it is as if you were never circumcised.
For circumcision is valuable if you observe the Law, but if you break the Law, your having been circumcised has no more value than if you were uncircumcised.
That most intimate sign of belonging to God that we call circumcision does indeed mean something if you keep the Law. But if you flout the Law you are to all intents and purposes uncircumcising yourself! Conversely, if an uncircumcised man keeps the Law’s commandments, does he not thereby “circumcise” himself? Moreover, is it not plain to you that those who are physically uncircumcised, and yet keep the Law, are a continual judgment upon you who, for all your circumcision and knowledge of the Law, break it?
For circumcision verily profits if thou keep the law, but if thou art a rebel to the law, thy circumcision is made into a foreskin.
For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
For circumcision is of value if you do the law, but if you should be a transgressor of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Being a Jew is worth something if you obey God’s laws; but if you don’t, then you are no better off than the heathen.
Circumcision, the surgical ritual that marks you as a Jew, is great if you live in accord with God’s law. But if you don’t, it’s worse than not being circumcised. The reverse is also true: The uncircumcised who keep God’s ways are as good as the circumcised—in fact, better. Better to keep God’s law uncircumcised than break it circumcised. Don’t you see: It’s not the cut of a knife that makes a Jew. You become a Jew by who you are. It’s the mark of God on your heart, not of a knife on your skin, that makes a Jew. And recognition comes from God, not legalistic critics.
Circumcision indeed has merit, if you keep the law, but if you are a breaker of the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
For to be sure, circumcision is of value if you practice the law, but if you are a transgressor of the law, · your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
For example, circumcision is valuable if you follow the laws in Moses’ Teachings. If you don’t follow those laws, your circumcision amounts to uncircumcision.
Circumcision, to be sure, has value if you observe the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
For indeed circumcision is of value if you practice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
If you follow the law, your circumcision has meaning. But if you break the law, it is as if you were never circumcised.
For circumcision has its value if you practice the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision has value if you obey the law. But if you break the law, it is just as if you hadn’t been circumcised.
Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.
Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.
For circumcision is indeed profitable if you keep the law; but if you are a breaker of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Going through the religious act of becoming a Jew is worth something if you obey the Law. If you do not obey the Law, it is worth nothing to you.
The Jewish ceremony of circumcision has value only if you obey God’s law. But if you don’t obey God’s law, you are no better off than an uncircumcised Gentile.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision, you see, has real value for people who keep the law. If, however, you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
For the bris milah (circumcision) is of benefit if you stand in mishma’at (obedience) to the Torah. But if you are guilty, if you are sur min haTorah (deviating from the Torah) (2:23), your bris milah has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
Circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law; but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.
Circumcision is indeed worthwhile if you keep the Torah; but if you break the Torah, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
You see, circumcision is of value only if you keep the law’s teachings. But if you keep breaking God’s rules, you are no different than those without the mark.
For circumcision indeed profits, if you are a doer of the law, but if you are a transgressor of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Circumcision of the body is a good thing if you obey the law. But if you break the law, you are like a man who has not been circumcised with this mark of the Jew.
For circumcision profiteth, if thou keep the law; but if thou be a trespasser against the law [forsooth if thou be a trespasser of the law], thy circumcision is made prepuce.
For circumcision, indeed, doth profit, if law thou mayest practise, but if a transgressor of law thou mayest be, thy circumcision hath become uncircumcision.
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