Acts 7:8
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English Standard Version
And he gave him the covenant of circumcision. And so Abraham became the father of Isaac, and circumcised him on the eighth day, and Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob of the twelve patriarchs.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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 the twelve patriarchs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he gave him the covenant of circumcision, and so he begot Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begot Jacob; and Jacob the twelve patriarchs.

English Revised Version
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 the twelve patriarchs.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
"Then He gave him the Covenant of circumcision, and under this Covenant he became the father of Isaac--whom he circumcised on the eighth day. Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve Patriarchs.

Acts 7:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The covenant of circumcision

There is no article, and it is better omitted in rendering. He gave him a covenant, the peculiar character of which is defined by the next word - of circumcision; i.e., of which circumcision was the completion and seal.

Acts 7:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the covenant.

Genesis 17:9-14 And God said to Abraham, You shall keep my covenant therefore, you, and your seed after you in their generations...

John 7:22 Moses therefore gave to you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses...

Romans 4:10 How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.

Galatians 3:15,17 Brothers, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man cancels, or adds thereto...

and so. Or, 'and thus,' [kai houtos,] in this covenant.

Genesis 17:12 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...

Genesis 21:1-4 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken...

and Isaac.

Genesis 25:21-26 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived...

1 Chronicles 1:34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Isaac; Esau and Israel.

Matthew 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brothers;

Romans 9:9-13 For this is the word of promise, At this time will I come, and Sarah shall have a son...

and Jacob.

Genesis 29:31-35 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren...

Genesis 30:1-24 And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said to Jacob, Give me children, or else I die...

Genesis 35:16,23-26 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labor...

Exodus 1:1-4 Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob...

1 Chronicles 2:1,2 These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun...

patriarchs.

Acts 2:29 Men and brothers, let me freely speak to you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried...

Hebrews 7:4 Now consider how great this man was, to whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.

Cross References
Genesis 17:10
This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.

Genesis 17:11
You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.

Genesis 21:2
And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Genesis 21:4
And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.

Genesis 25:26
Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.

Genesis 29:31
When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

Genesis 30:5
And Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob a son.

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