Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Galatians 5:11 in English Standard Version "But if I, brothers, still preach circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been removed." 1Co 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, Ga 4:29 But just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now. Ga 6:12 It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. 1Pe 2:8 and “A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense.” They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.