Usage examples for circumcision

  1. These are the only races of men who practise circumcision, and these evidently practise it in the same manner as the Egyptians. – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  2. 4: 11. The seal of circumcision, then, did not make the covenant valid, for the covenant existed many years before the rite of circumcision was instituted. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  3. 146 Salkh, the kind of circumcision among the Badawin so called, ii. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  4. The circumcision was to be next day. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  5. We have not yet Barbarians, Philistines, and Populace labelled with their tickets and furnished with their descriptions; but the three classes are already sharply separated in Mr Arnold's mind, and we can see that only in the Philistine who burns Dagon, and accepts circumcision and culture fully, is there to be any salvation. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  6. In his last imprisonment he wrote it to the Colossians: " There cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman; but Christ is all, and in all." – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  7. The rite of circumcision could not, indeed, be forbidden to the Muhammadans, but Akbar directed that the ceremony should not be performed until the lad had attained the age of twelve. – Rulers of India: Akbar by George Bruce Malleson
  8. It would seem also that they labored to make it appear that Paul's doctrine respecting circumcision and the Mosaic law was contrary to that of Peter and the other apostles of the circumcision. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  9. As for example, circumcision, distinction of meats, and many others. – The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old by George Bethune English
  10. From the feast of Saint Martin up to that of the circumcision of the Lord, Saladin hath besieged Tyre incessantly, by night and by day, throwing into it immense stones from thirteen military engines. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  11. The only dispensation I have asked and obtained, has been respecting circumcision, although it can hardly be called so, because, at my age, it might have proved dangerous. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. I believe it is the place where the right of circumcision is performed. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  13. The constant irritation makes it practically impossible for the patient to keep his hands from the parts, and so circumcision is absolutely necessary. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  14. In Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  15. Circumcision was manifestly a rite strictly initiatory. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  16. Circumcision on the eighth day, if the child is strong enough, is a holy festival. – Cities of the Dawn by J. Ewing Ritchie
  17. 11. Circumcision: S. Luke ii. – The Prayer Book Explained by Percival Jackson
  18. The Feast of the Circumcision is designed to be observed with great solemnity. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
  19. The deliverance from Egypt stands on the same footing as circumcision. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg