And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
a. ASV: And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
b. YLT: And in the eighth day is the flesh of his foreskin circumcised;
c. Amplified Bible Classic: And on the eighth day the child shall be circumcised.
d. Septuagint: And on the eighth day she shall circumcise the flesh of his foreskin.
e. Stone Edition Torah/Prophets/Writings: On the eighth day, the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
1. “And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.”
a. [And on the] eighth [Strong: 8066 shᵉmîynîy, shem-ee-nee'; from H8083; eight:—eight.]
b. day [Strong: 3117 yôwm, yome; from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb):—age, always, chronicles, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), elder, × end, evening, (for) ever(-lasting, -more), × full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, old, outlived, perpetually, presently, remaineth, ×required, season, × since, space, then, (process of) time, as at other times, in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), × whole ( age), (full) year(-ly), younger.]
c. [the] flesh [Strong: 1320 bâsâr, baw-sawr'; from H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man:—body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-) kind, nakedness, self, skin.]
d. [of his] foreskin [Strong: 6190 ʻorlâh, or-law'; feminine of H6189; the prepuce:—foreskin, uncircumcised.]
e. [shall be] circumcised [Strong: 4135 mûwl, mool; a primitive root; to cut short, i.e. curtail (specifically the prepuce, i.e. to circumcise); by implication, to blunt; figuratively, to destroy:—circumcise(-ing), selves), cut down (in pieces), destroy, × must needs.]
1). To be faithful to the Covenant, every male was to be circumcised.
a). Genesis 17:10-14 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
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, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed.
13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.