|Overview - Genesis 17|
|1||God renews the covenant with Abram, and changes his name to Abraham, in token of a greater blessing.|
|9||Circumcision is instituted.|
|15||Sarai's name is changed to Sarah, and she is blessed.|
|17||Isaac is promised, and the time of his birth fixed.|
|23||Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.|
Genesis 17:13 (King James Version)
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.