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Lexicon :: Strong's G4059 - peritemnō

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περιτέμνω
Transliteration
peritemnō (Key)
Pronunciation
per-ee-tem'-no
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From περί (G4012) and the base of τομός (G5114)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:72,831

Strong’s Definitions

περιτέμνω peritémnō, per-ee-tem'-no; from G4012 and the base of G5114; to cut around, i.e. (specially) to circumcise:—circumcise.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G4059 in the following manner: circumcise (18x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G4059 in the following manner: circumcise (18x).
  1. to cut around

  2. to circumcise

    1. cut off one's prepuce (used of that well known rite by which not only the male children of the Israelites, on the eighth day after birth, but subsequently also "proselytes of righteousness" were consecrated to Jehovah and introduced into the number of his people)

    2. to get one's self circumcised, present one's self to be circumcised, receive circumcision

    3. since by the rite of circumcision a man was separated from the unclean world and dedicated to God, the word is transferred to denote the extinguishing of lusts and the removal of sins

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
περιτέμνω peritémnō, per-ee-tem'-no; from G4012 and the base of G5114; to cut around, i.e. (specially) to circumcise:—circumcise.
STRONGS NT 4059: περιτέμνω
περιτέμνω (Ionic περιτάμνω); 2 aorist περιέτεμον; passive, present περιτέμνομαι; perfect participle περιτετμημένος; 1 aorist περιετμήθην; (from Hesiod down); the Sept. chiefly for מוּל; to cut around (cf. περί, III. 1): τινα, to circumcise, cut off one's prepuce (used of that well-known rite by which not only the male children of the Israelites, on the eighth day after birth, but subsequently also 'proselytes of righteousness' were consecrated to Jehovah and introduced into the number of his people; (cf. BB. DD. under the word ; Oehler's O. T. Theol. (edited by Day) §§ 87, 88; Müller, Barnabasbrief, p. 227f)), Luke 1:59; Luke 2:21; John 7:22; Acts 7:8; Acts 15:5; Acts 16:3; Acts 21:21; of the same rite, Diodorus 1, 28; passive and middle to get oneself circumcised, present oneself to be circumcised, receive circumcision (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 3): Acts 15:1, 24 Rec.; 1 Corinthians 7:18; Galatians 2:3; Galatians 5:2; Galatians 6:12f; with τά αἰδοῖα added, Herodotus 2, 36 and 104; Josephus, Antiquities 1, 10, 5; contra Apion 1, 22. Since by the rite of circumcision a man was separated from the unclean world and dedicated to God, the verb is transferred to denote the extinguishing of lusts and the removal of sins, Colossians 2:11, cf. Jeremiah 4:4; Deuteronomy 10:16, and ecclesiastical writings (see Lightfoot on Philippians 3:3).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
10:16
Jeremiah
4:4
Luke
1:59; 2:21
John
7:22
Acts
7:8; 15:1; 15:5; 15:24; 16:3; 21:21
1 Corinthians
7:18
Galatians
2:3; 5:2; 6:12
Philippians
3:3
Colossians
2:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4059 matches the Greek περιτέμνω (peritemnō),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:59 - And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise G4059 the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, [fn]after his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:21 - And when eight days had passed, [fn]before His circumcision, G4059 His name was then called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:22 - “For this reason Moses has given you circumcision (not because it is from Moses, but from the fathers), and on the Sabbath you circumcise G4059 a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:8 - “And He gave him [fn]the covenant of circumcision; and so Abraham became the father of Isaac, and circumcised G4059 him on the eighth day; and Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob of the twelve patriarchs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:1 - Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, “Unless you are circumcised G4059 according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:5 - But some of the sect of the Pharisees who had believed stood up, saying, “It is necessary to circumcise G4059 them and to direct them to observe the Law of Moses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:24 - “Since we have heard that some [fn]of our number to whom we gave no instruction have disturbed you with their words, unsettling your souls,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:3 - Paul wanted this man to [fn]go with him; and he took him and circumcised G4059 him because of the Jews who were in those parts, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:21 - and they have been told about you, that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise G4059 their children nor to [fn]walk according to the customs.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:18 - Was any man called when he was already circumcised? G4059 He is not to become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called in uncircumcision? He is not to be circumcised. G4059
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:3 - But not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised. G4059
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:2 - Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive G4059 circumcision, G4059 Christ will be of no benefit to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:3 - And I testify again to every man who receives G4059 circumcision, G4059 that he is under obligation to keep the whole Law.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:12 - Those who desire to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, G4059 simply so that they will not be persecuted [fn]for the cross of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:13 - For those who [fn]are circumcised G4059 do not even keep [fn]the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised G4059 so that they may boast in your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:11 - and in Him you were also circumcised G4059 with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

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