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Genesis 21:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abraham circumcised Isaac his son, when eight days old,—as God commanded him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Abraham circumciseth Isaac his son, [being] a son of eight days, as God hath commanded him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he circumcised him the eighth day, as God had commanded him,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abraham circumcised his sonne Isaac, being eight dayes old, as God had commanded him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abraham{gr.Abraam} circumcised Isaac on the eighth day, as God commanded him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avraham circumcised his son Yitzchaq being eight days old, as Elohim had commanded him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Avrhm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
circumcised 4135
{4135} Prime
מוּל
muwl
{mool}
A primitive root; to cut short, that is, curtail (specifically the prepuce, that is, to circumcise); by implication to blunt; figuratively to destroy.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
Yixk יִצחָק 3327
{3327} Prime
יִצְחָק
Yitschaq
{yits-khawk'}
From H6711; laughter (that is, mockery); Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham.
being eight 8083
{8083} Prime
שְׁמֹנֶה
sh@moneh
{shem-o-neh'}
Apparently from H8082 through the idea of plumpness; a cardinal number, eight (as if a surplus above the 'perfect' seven); also (as ordinal) eighth.
days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
old, 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
as x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
had commanded 6680
{6680} Prime
צוּה
tsavah
{tsaw-vaw'}
A primitive root; (intensively) to constitute, enjoin.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:3-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 21:4

He circumcised his son — The covenant being established with him, the seal of the covenant was administered to him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 17:10-12 This [is] my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised. ... And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which [is] not of thy seed.
Exodus 12:48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.
Leviticus 12:3 And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Deuteronomy 12:32 What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.
Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Luke 1:59 And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
Luke 2:21 And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
John 7:22-23 Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man. ... If a man on the sabbath day receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be broken; are ye angry at me, because I have made a man every whit whole on the sabbath day?
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.
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Gn 17:10. Ex 12:48. Lv 12:3. Dt 12:32. Lk 1:6, 59; 2:21. Jn 7:22. Ac 7:8.

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