Bible Verses About Circumcision

Circumcision.
    Instituted by God  Ge 17:9,10
    Described  Ge 17:11; Ex 4:25
    Enforced by the law  Le 12:3; Joh 7:22
    Called the
      Covenant of circumcision.  Ac 7:8
      Circumcision in the flesh.  Eph 2:11
      Concision.  Php 3:2
    A painful and bloody rite  Ex 4:26; Jos 5:8
    Promises to Abraham previous to  Ro 4:9,13
    A seal of the covenant  Ge 17:11; Ro 4:11
    Introductory Jewish ordinances  Ga 5:3
    Outward sign of  Ro 2:28
    Inward grace  Ro 2:29
    Necessary to enjoying the privileges of the Jewish State  Ex 12:48; Eze 44:7
    Was performed
      On males home-born and bought.  Ge 17:12,13
      On the eighth day.  Ge 17:12; Le 12:3
      Even on the sabbath day.  Joh 7:22,23
      With knives of flint.  Ex 4:25; Jos 5:3
      By the heads of families.  Ge 17:23; Ex 4:25
      By persons in authority.  Jos 5:3
      In the presence of the family, &c.  Lu 1:58-61
    Accompanied with naming the child  Ge 21:3,4; Lu 1:59; 2:21
    First performed on Abraham and his family  Ge 17:24-27
    Not performed in the wilderness  Jos 5:5
    Performed by Joshua at Gilgal  Jos 5:2,7
    Punishment for neglecting  Ge 17:14; Ex 4:24,26
    Without faith, vain  Ro 3:30; Ga 5:6
    Without obedience, vain  Ro 2:25; 1Co 7:19
    The Jews
      Denominated by.  Ac 10:45; Ga 2:9
      Held it unlawful to intermarry with those not of the.  Ge 34:14; Jdj 14:3
      Held no intercourse with those not of the.  Ac 10:28; 11:3; Ga 2:12
      Despised as unclean those not of the.  1Sa 14:6; 17:26; Mt 15:26,27; Eph 2:11,15
    Sometimes performed on slain enemies  1Sa 18:25-27; 2Sa 3:14
    Abolished by the gospel  Eph 2:11,15; Col 3:11
    Performed on Timothy as a matter or expediency because of the Jews  Ac 16:3
    Necessity of, denied by Paul  Ga 2:3-5
    Necessity of, asserted by false teachers  Ac 15:24; Ga 6:12; Tit 1:10
    Trusting to, a denial of Christ  Ga 3:3,4; 5:3,4
    Paul denounced for opposing  Ac 21:21
    Saints the true spiritual  Php 3:3; Col 2:11
    Illustrative of
      Readiness to hear and obey.  Jer 6:10
      Purity of heart.  De 10:16; 30:6
      Purity of speech.  Ex 6:12