4061. peritomé
Strong's Concordance
peritomé: circumcision
Original Word: περιτομή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: peritomé
Phonetic Spelling: (per-it-om-ay')
Definition: circumcision
Usage: circumcision.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4061 peritomḗ – properly, cut around, i.e. the removal of the male foreskin in circumcision (the visible sign of God's covenant in the OT). See 4059 (peritemnō).

The sign of physical circumcision relates to the Seed, the Messiah (the Christ) – the one prophesied to incarnate through the physical line of David (the tribe of Judah). Accordingly, the "promise-sign" of circumcision became physically associated with the (procreative) male organ.

[Christ was prophesied to come through the physical seed (line) of Judah (the kingly tribe).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from peritemnó
NASB Translation
circumcised (11), circumcision (25).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4061: περιτομή

περιτομή, περιτομῆς, (περιτέμνω), circumcision (on which see περιτέμνω);

a. properly, α. the act or rite of circumcision: John 7:22; Acts 7:8; Romans 4:11; Galatians 5:11; Philippians 3:5; οἱ ἐκ τῆς περιτομῆς (see ἐκ, II. 7), the circumcised, they of the circumcision, used of Jews, Romans 4:12; of Christians gathered from among the Jews, Acts 11:2; Galatians 2:12; Titus 1:10; οἱ ὄντες ἐκ περιτομῆς, Colossians 4:11. β. the state of circumcision, the being circumcised: Romans 2:25-28; Romans 3:1; 1 Corinthians 7:19; Galatians 5:6; Galatians 6:15; Colossians 3:11; ἐν περιτομή ὤν, circumcised, Romans 4:10. γ. by metonymy, 'the circumcision' for οἱ περιτμηθέντες the circumcised, i. e. Jews: Romans 3:30; Romans 4:9, 12; Romans 15:8; Galatians 2:7-9; Ephesians 2:11; οἱ ἐκ περιτομῆς πιστοί, Christian converts from among the Jews, Jewish Christians, Acts 10:45.

b. metaphorically, α. of Christians: (ἡμεῖς ἐσμεν) περιτομή, separated from the unclean multitude and truly consecrated to God, Philippians 3:3 ((where see Lightfoot)). β. περιτομή ἀχειροποίητος, the extinction of the passions and the removal of spiritual impurity (see περιτέμνω, at the end), Colossians 2:11a; περιτομή καρδίας in Romans 2:29 denotes the same thing; περιτομή τοῦ Χριστοῦ, of which Christ is the author, Colossians 2:11b. (The noun περιτομή occurs three times in the O. T., viz. Genesis 17:13; Jeremiah 11:16; for מוּלָה, Exodus 4:26; besides in Philo, whose tract περί περιτομῆς is found in Mangey's edition 2, pp. 210-212 (Richter's edition 4, pp. 282-284); Josephus, Antiquities 1, 10, 5; (13, 11 at the end; contra Apion 2, 13, 1, 6); plural, Antiquities 1, 12, 2.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From peritemno; circumcision (the rite, the condition or the people, literally or figuratively) -- X circumcised, circumcision.

see GREEK peritemno

Forms and Transliterations
περιτομη περιτομή περιτομὴ περιτομῇ περιτομην περιτομήν περιτομὴν περιτομης περιτομής περιτομῆς peritome peritomē peritomḗ peritomḕ peritomêi peritomē̂i peritomen peritomēn peritomḗn peritomḕn peritomes peritomês peritomēs peritomē̂s
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
John 7:22 N-AFS
GRK: ὑμῖν τὴν περιτομήν οὐχ ὅτι
NAS: has given you circumcision (not because
KJV: unto you circumcision; (not
INT: you circumcision not that

John 7:23 N-AFS
GRK: εἰ περιτομὴν λαμβάνει ὁ
NAS: receives circumcision on [the] Sabbath
KJV: receive circumcision, that
INT: If circumcison receives a

Acts 7:8 N-GFS
GRK: αὐτῷ διαθήκην περιτομῆς καὶ οὕτως
NAS: him the covenant of circumcision; and so
KJV: the covenant of circumcision: and
INT: to him a covenant of circumcision and thus

Acts 10:45 N-GFS
GRK: οἱ ἐκ περιτομῆς πιστοὶ ὅσοι
NAS: All the circumcised believers who
KJV: they of the circumcision which believed
INT: the out of circumcision believers as many as

Acts 11:2 N-GFS
GRK: οἱ ἐκ περιτομῆς
NAS: those who were circumcised took issue
KJV: they that were of the circumcision contended
INT: those of [the] circumcision

Romans 2:25 N-NFS
GRK: περιτομὴ μὲν γὰρ
NAS: For indeed circumcision is of value if
KJV: For circumcision verily profiteth,
INT: Circumcision indeed

Romans 2:25 N-NFS
GRK: ᾖς ἡ περιτομή σου ἀκροβυστία
NAS: of the Law, your circumcision has become
KJV: thy circumcision is made
INT: you are the circumcision of you uncircumcision

Romans 2:26 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτοῦ εἰς περιτομὴν λογισθήσεται
NAS: be regarded as circumcision?
KJV: be counted for circumcision?
INT: of him for circumcision will be reckoned

Romans 2:27 N-GFS
GRK: γράμματος καὶ περιτομῆς παραβάτην νόμου
NAS: having the letter [of the Law] and circumcision are a transgressor
KJV: and circumcision dost transgress
INT: letter and circumcision [are] a transgressor of law

Romans 2:28 N-NFS
GRK: ἐν σαρκὶ περιτομή
NAS: nor is circumcision that which is outward
KJV: neither [is that] circumcision, which is outward
INT: in flesh [is] circumcision

Romans 2:29 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰουδαῖος καὶ περιτομὴ καρδίας ἐν
NAS: is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart,
KJV: and circumcision [is that] of the heart,
INT: a Jew [is one] and circumcision [is] of heart in

Romans 3:1 N-GFS
GRK: ὠφέλεια τῆς περιτομῆς
NAS: what is the benefit of circumcision?
KJV: profit [is there] of circumcision?
INT: profit of the circumcision

Romans 3:30 N-AFS
GRK: ὃς δικαιώσει περιτομὴν ἐκ πίστεως
NAS: will justify the circumcised by faith
KJV: shall justify the circumcision by
INT: who will justify [the] circumcision by faith

Romans 4:9 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν περιτομὴν ἢ καὶ
NAS: then on the circumcised, or
KJV: upon the circumcision [only], or
INT: on the circumcision or also

Romans 4:10 N-DFS
GRK: ἐλογίσθη ἐν περιτομῇ ὄντι ἢ
NAS: was it credited? While he was circumcised, or
KJV: when he was in circumcision, or in
INT: was it credited in circumcision being or

Romans 4:10 N-DFS
GRK: οὐκ ἐν περιτομῇ ἀλλ' ἐν
NAS: uncircumcised? Not while circumcised, but while uncircumcised;
KJV: Not in circumcision, but in
INT: Not in circumcision but in

Romans 4:11 N-GFS
GRK: σημεῖον ἔλαβεν περιτομῆς σφραγῖδα τῆς
NAS: the sign of circumcision, a seal
KJV: the sign of circumcision, a seal
INT: sign he received of circumcision [as] a seal of the

Romans 4:12 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ πατέρα περιτομῆς τοῖς οὐκ
NAS: and the father of circumcision to those
KJV: the father of circumcision to them who are not
INT: and father of circumcision to those not

Romans 4:12 N-GFS
GRK: οὐκ ἐκ περιτομῆς μόνον ἀλλὰ
NAS: who not only are of the circumcision, but who also
KJV: of the circumcision only,
INT: not of circumcision only but

Romans 15:8 N-GFS
GRK: διάκονον γεγενῆσθαι περιτομῆς ὑπὲρ ἀληθείας
NAS: a servant to the circumcision on behalf
KJV: a minister of the circumcision for
INT: a servant has become of [the] circumcision for [the] truth

1 Corinthians 7:19 N-NFS
GRK: περιτομὴ οὐδέν ἐστιν
NAS: Circumcision is nothing,
KJV: Circumcision is nothing,
INT: Circumcision nothing is

Galatians 2:7 N-GFS
GRK: Πέτρος τῆς περιτομῆς
NAS: as Peter [had been] to the circumcised
KJV: as [the gospel] of the circumcision [was] unto Peter;
INT: Peter [that] of the circumcision

Galatians 2:8 N-GFS
GRK: ἀποστολὴν τῆς περιτομῆς ἐνήργησεν καὶ
NAS: in [his] apostleship to the circumcised effectually worked
KJV: the apostleship of the circumcision, the same
INT: apostleship of the circumcision did also

Galatians 2:9 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν περιτομήν
NAS: that we [might] [go] to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.
KJV: they unto the circumcision.
INT: to the circumcision

Galatians 2:12 N-GFS
GRK: τοὺς ἐκ περιτομῆς
NAS: fearing the party of the circumcision.
KJV: them which were of the circumcision.
INT: those of [the] circumcision

Strong's Greek 4061
36 Occurrences

περιτομὴ — 14 Occ.
περιτομήν — 7 Occ.
περιτομῆς — 15 Occ.

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