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When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.
King James Bible
And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
World English Bible
Abraham circumcised his son, Isaac, when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham circumciseth Isaac his son, being a son of eight days, as God hath commanded him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Abraham circumcised his son - See note on Genesis 17:10, etc.
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Yet, because Moses gave you circumcision (though actually it did not come from Moses, but from the patriarchs), you circumcise a boy on the Sabbath.
Then he gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. And Abraham became the father of Isaac and circumcised him eight days after his birth. Later Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs.
For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner--those who are not your offspring.
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