1 Corinthians 7:19

“Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Circumcision is nothing, and vncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the Commandements of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but {what matters is} the keeping of the commandments of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but the keeping of the commandments of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Circumcision is nothing, and its opposite is nothing, but only doing the orders of God is of value.
- Basic English Bible

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but keeping God's commandments.
- Darby Bible

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
- Webster's Bible

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing: obedience to God's commandments is everything.
- Weymouth Bible

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
- World English Bible

Circumcisioun is nouyt, and prepucie is nouyt, but the kepyng of the maundementis of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

the circumcision is nothing, and the uncircumcision is nothing -- but a keeping of the commands of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:19


7:19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing - Will neither promote nor obstruct our salvation. The one point is, keeping the commandments of God; faith working by love.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 7:19


1Co 7:19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing. Has no bearing on final salvation. The one essential condition is "keeping the commandments of God". Nothing can take the place of this.

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