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Genesis 21:4 CSB

4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God had commanded him.

Study tools for Genesis 21:4

  • a 21:1 - Gn 17:16; 18:10
  • b 21:2 - Gn 17:21; 18:10,14
  • c 21:6 - Gn 18:12-15
  • d 21:7 - Sam, Tg Jonathan; MT omits him
  • e 21:9 - LXX, Vg add Isaac her son
  • f 21:9 - Gl 4:29
  • g 21:10 - Gl 4:30
  • h 21:11 - Lit was very bad in the eyes of
  • i 21:12 - Lit Let it not be bad in your eyes
  • j 21:12 - Rm 9:7
  • k 21:14 - To "send away" a woman divorce her; Dt 24:1. To "send away" a slave free her; Dt 15:13.
  • l 21:16 - LXX reads the boy
  • m 21:17 - Or an
  • n 21:27 - A covenant or treaty was regularly ratified by animal sacrifice (Gn 8:20-9:9; 15:9-17; Ex 24:8) and often involved an exchange of gifts (1 Kg 15:19; Hs 12:1). The animals here could serve both purposes.
  • o 21:30 - Lit that it
  • p 21:31 - Seven Wells, or Well of the Oath
  • q 21:33 - Or proclaimed or invoked the name of; lit called on the name of
  • r 21:33 - Gn 4:26; 12:8; 13:4; 26:25