1 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Corinthians 7:19

“Circumcision is nothing, and vncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the Commandements of God.”

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Other Translations

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
- King James Version

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.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 7

  • G. Ochoa
    Clearer explanation of 1 Corinth 6:9, 10 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Then lists the fornicators sexually immoral , idolater, adulterers, effeminate male prostitutes , abusers of themselves with mankind homosexual offenders , 10. The thieves, covetous the greedy , drunkards, revilers slanderers , extortioners swindlers . . .
  • Adam
    Fornication in verse 2- do you believe fornication is sexual intercourse outside of marriage? Does it include all sexual activity even kissing is considered sexual by some or just intercourse?
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:25 now concerning virgins --- I have no commandment of THE LORD --- YET I GIVE MY JUDGEMENT --- as one that hath obtained mercy of THE LORD to be faithful ECCLESISTES 5:2 be not rash with thy mouth and let not thine heart be hasty to utter anything before GOD for GOD is in heaven and thou upon earth --- therefore let thy words be few
  • BSP
    Verse 16~ A husband's or wife's faith can have a powerful impact on their unbelieving mate and may even move that one to have faith.
  • Peace Francis
    1Corinthian 6:9-10 be not deceived neither fornicators, nor idolatry nor adulterers, nor effeminate(homosexual), not abusers of themselves with mankind... Shall inherit the kingdom of God.
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 7:34 there is difference also between a wife and a virgin the unmarried woman careth for the--THINGS OF THE LORD--that she may be holy both in body and in spirit but she that is married careth for the things of the world how she may may please her husband 1TIMOTHY 5:5 now she that is a widow indeed and desolate trusteth in GOD and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day

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