kon-sizh'-un (katatome, "mutilation," "cutting"):

A term by which Paul contemptuously designates the merely fleshly circumcision upon which the Judaizers insisted as being necessary for Gentileconverts (Philippians 3:2), as distinguished from peritome, the true circumcision (Philippians 3:3). Compare Galatians 5:12 and Deuteronomy 23:1, and see CIRCUMCISION.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CONCISION'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.