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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Circumcision

Dictionaries :: Circumcision

Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Circumcision: Instituted by God

Gen 17:9,10

Circumcision: Described

Gen 17:11; Exd 4:25

Circumcision: Enforced by the Law

Lev 12:3; Jhn 7:22

Circumcision: Called The

Covenant of circumcision

Act 7:8

Circumcision in the flesh

Eph 2:11


Phl 3:2

Circumcision: A Painful and Bloody Rite

Exd 4:26; Jos 5:8

Circumcision: Promises to Abraham Previous To

Rom 4:9,13

Circumcision: A Seal of the Covenant

Gen 17:11; Rom 4:11

Circumcision: Introductory Jewish Ordinances

Gal 5:3

Circumcision: Outward Sign Of

Rom 2:28

Circumcision: Inward Grace

Rom 2:29

Circumcision: Necessary to enjoying the privileges of the Jewish State

Exd 12:48; Eze 44:7

Circumcision: Was Performed

On males home-born and bought

Gen 17:12,13

On the eighth day

Gen 17:12; Lev 12:3

Even on the sabbath day

Jhn 7:22,23

With knives of flint

Exd 4:25; Jos 5:3

By the heads of families

Gen 17:23; Exd 4:25

By persons in authority

Jos 5:3

In the presence of the family, &c

Luk 1:58-61

Circumcision: Accompanied with Naming the Child

Gen 21:3,4; Luk 1:59; 2:21

Circumcision: First Performed on Abraham and His Family

Gen 17:24-27

Circumcision: Not Performed in the Wilderness

Jos 5:5

Circumcision: Performed by Joshua at Gilgal

Jos 5:2,7

Circumcision: Punishment for Neglecting

Gen 17:14; Exd 4:24,26

Circumcision: Without Faith, Vain

Rom 3:30; Gal 5:6

Circumcision: Without Obedience, Vain

Rom 2:25; 1Cr 7:19

Circumcision: The Jews

Denominated by

Act 10:45; Gal 2:9

Held it unlawful to intermarry with those not of the

Gen 34:14; Jdg 14:3

Held no intercourse with those not of the

Act 10:28; 11:3; Gal 2:12

Despised as unclean those not of the

1Sa 14:6; 17:26; Mat 15:26,27; Eph 2:11,15

Circumcision: Sometimes Performed on Slain Enemies

1Sa 18:25-27; 2Sa 3:14

Circumcision: Abolished by the Gospel

Eph 2:11,15; Col 3:11

Circumcision: Performed on Timothy as a matter or expediency because of the

Act 16:3

Circumcision: Necessity Of, Denied by Paul

Gal 2:3-5

Circumcision: Necessity Of, Asserted by False Teachers

Act 15:24; Gal 6:12; Tts 1:10

Circumcision: Trusting To, a Denial of Christ

Gal 3:3,4; 5:3,4

Circumcision: Paul Denounced for Opposing

Act 21:21

Circumcision: Saints the True Spiritual

Phl 3:3; Col 2:11

Circumcision: Illustrative Of

Readiness to hear and obey

Jer 6:10

Purity of heart

Deu 10:16; 30:6

Purity of speech

Exd 6:12


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