And ye shall circumcise
A primitive root; to become clipped
or (specifically) circumcised
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
A primitive root; to cut
short, that is, curtail
(specifically the prepuce, that is, to circumcise
); by implication to blunt
; figuratively to destroy
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
(from its freshness
); by extension body
; also (by euphemism) the pudenda
of a man.
of your foreskin;
Feminine of H6189
; the prepuce
and it shall be
A primitive root (compare H1933
); to exist
, that is, be
, come to pass
(always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
Probably from H0225
(in the sense of appearing
); a signal
(literally or figuratively), as a flag
of the covenant
(in the sense of cutting
)); a compact
(because made by passing between pieces
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995
; a distinction
; but used only as a preposition, between
(repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either
me and you.
And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your (d) foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
(d) That private part is circumcised, to show that all that is begotten by man is corrupt, and must die.
- the flesh:
Exodus 4:25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast [it] at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband [art] thou to me.
Joshua 5:3 And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.
1 Samuel 18:25-27 And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines. ... Wherefore David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full tale to the king, that he might be the king's son in law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife.
2 Samuel 3:14 And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver [me] my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for an hundred foreskins of the Philistines.
- a token:
Acts 7:8 And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so [Abraham] begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac [begat] Jacob; and Jacob [begat] the twelve patriarchs.
Romans 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [he had yet] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
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