1 Corinthians 7:18

“Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become vncircumcised: Is any called in vncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Was any man called {when he was already} circumcised? He is not to become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called in uncircumcision? He is not to be circumcised.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Was any man called being circumcised? Let him not become uncircumcised. Hath any been called in uncircumcision? Let him not be circumcised.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If any man who is a Christian has had circumcision, let him keep so; and if any man who is a Christian has not had circumcision, let him make no change.
- Basic English Bible

Has any one been called circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised: has any one been called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.
- Darby Bible

Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not become circumcised.
- Webster's Bible

This is what I command in all the Churches. Was any one already circumcised when called? Let him not have recourse to the surgeons. Was any one uncircumcised when called? Let him remain uncircumcised.
- Weymouth Bible

Was anyone called having been circumcised? Let him not become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called in uncircumcision? Let him not be circumcised.
- World English Bible

A man circumcidid is clepid, brynge he not to the prepucie. A man is clepid in prepucie, be he not circumcidid.
- Wycliffe Bible

being circumcised -- was any one called? let him not become uncircumcised; in uncircumcision was any one called? let him not be circumcised;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:18


1Co 7:18 Is any man called being circumcised? He now applies the principle just stated, of walking "as God called every one" (1Co 7:17). The circumcised Jews were to be content that they were circumcised; the uncircumcised Gentiles were to remain so when they became Christians.

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