Is circumcison required?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.



Genesis 17:7 View context

God commands every male to be circumcised as "an everlasting covenant"

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Genesis 17:10 View context

This is my covenant which ye shall keep between me and you and they seed after thee: Every man and child among you shall be circumcised.

Genesis 17:19 View context

And I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

Genesis 17:13 View context

Circumcision is so important that even slaves must be circumcised.

He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.

Leviticus 12:3 View context

Every male child must be circumcised when he is eight days old.

And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.

Luke 2:21 View context

Jesus was circumcised eight days after his birth.

When eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS.

Acts 16:3 View context

And Paul circumcised Timothy (a non-Jewish convert) as an adult.

Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him because of the Jews which were in those quarters: for they knew all that his father was a Greek.

Not at all.

Galatians 5:2 View context

If you do get circumcised, you are fallen from grace and not even Jesus can save you.

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law. Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.

Colossians 2:10-11 View context

Don't bother with the traditional procedure. Let Jesus give you a hand-less circumcision instead.

and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all [a]principality and power. Not Legalism but Christ. In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body [b]of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ,

1 Corinthians 7:18 View context

If you're not circumcised, don't get circumcised.

Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.

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