New Living Translation
From generation to generation, every male child must be circumcised on the eighth day after his birth. This applies not only to members of your family but also to the servants born in your household and the foreign-born servants whom you have purchased.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And at eight days old shall every male in your generations be circumcised among you he who is born in the house, and he who is bought with money, any stranger who is not of thy seed.
World English Bible
He who is eight days old will be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations, he who is born in the house, or bought with money from any foreigner who is not of your seed.
Young's Literal Translation
'And a son of eight days is circumcised by you; every male to your generations, born in the house, or bought with money from any son of a stranger, who is not of thy seed;
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LibraryCovenanting Sanctioned by the Divine Example.
God's procedure when imitable forms a peculiar argument for duty. That is made known for many reasons; among which must stand this,--that it may be observed and followed as an example. That, being perfect, is a safe and necessary pattern to follow. The law of God proclaims what he wills men as well as angels to do. The purposes of God show what he has resolved to have accomplished. The constitutions of his moral subjects intimate that he has provided that his will shall be voluntarily accomplished …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
The Power of God
Covenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
Confessing Christ an Indispensable Duty.
When the baby was eight days old, they all came for the circumcision ceremony. They wanted to name him Zechariah, after his father.
Eight days later, when the baby was circumcised, he was named Jesus, the name given him by the angel even before he was conceived.
Eight days after Isaac was born, Abraham circumcised him as God had commanded.
But any slave who has been purchased may eat it if he has been circumcised.
"You must also give me the firstborn of your cattle, sheep, and goats. But leave the newborn animal with its mother for seven days; then give it to me on the eighth day.
On the eighth day the boy's foreskin must be circumcised.
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