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Want to know what the Bible says about circumcision? Here are 121 Bible verses about circumcision from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Corinthians 7:19 NIV
Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing. Keeping God’s commands is what counts.
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Jeremiah 4:4 NIV
Circumcise yourselves to the Lord,
    circumcise your hearts,
    you people of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
or my wrath will flare up and burn like fire
    because of the evil you have done—
    burn with no one to quench it.
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Genesis 21:4 NIV
When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.
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Galatians 6:15 NIV
Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is the new creation.
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Romans 4:11 NIV
And he received circumcision as a sign, a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. So then, he is the father of all who believe but have not been circumcised, in order that righteousness might be credited to them.
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Galatians 2:3 NIV
Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be circumcised, even though he was a Greek.
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Luke 2:21 NIV
On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived.
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Galatians 5:6 NIV
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.
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Deuteronomy 10:16 NIV
Circumcise your hearts, therefore, and do not be stiff-necked any longer.
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Philippians 3:3 NIV
For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—
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Romans 2:28 NIV
A person is not a Jew who is one only outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical.
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Leviticus 12:3 NIV
On the eighth day the boy is to be circumcised.
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1 Corinthians 7:18 NIV
Was a man already circumcised when he was called? He should not become uncircumcised. Was a man uncircumcised when he was called? He should not be circumcised.
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Romans 2:29 NIV
No, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a person’s praise is not from other people, but from God.
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Genesis 17:12 NIV
For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner—those who are not your offspring.
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Ephesians 2:11 NIV
Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called “uncircumcised” by those who call themselves “the circumcision” (which is done in the body by human hands)
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Deuteronomy 30:6 NIV
The Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live.
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Acts 16:3 NIV
Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
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Genesis 17:14 NIV
Any uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh, will be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.
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Colossians 2:11 NIV
In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ,
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