Was someone called after he had been circumcised? He should not try to
hide his circumcision. Did the call come to another who had never been
circumcised? He is not to be circumcised. Circumcision counts for
nothing, and its lack makes no difference either. What matters is keeping
The New American Bible, Catholic Bible Publishers, Wichita, Kansas, Copyright 1970, 1978-1979 Edition.
Stephen J. Hartdegen, O.F.M., S.S.L.
Christian P. Ceroke, O.Carm., S.T.D.
Patrick Cardinal O’Boyle, D.D., Archbishop of Washington