Genesis 21:4

“And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Abraham circumcised his sonne Isaac, being eight dayes old, as God had commanded him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham made him undergo circumcision, as God had said to him.
- Basic English Bible

And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- Darby Bible

And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- Webster's Bible

Abraham circumcised his son, Isaac, when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- World English Bible

and Abraham circumciseth Isaac his son, [being] a son of eight days, as God hath commanded him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 21:4


21:4 He circumcised his son - The covenant being established with him, the seal of the covenant was administered to him.


Discussion for Genesis 21:4

  • in the modern knowledge the child produce vitamin K in five to seven days, to circumcize must be eight days to prevent hemorrage. bible written 3600 years ago, no human being knows it 3000 yrs ago. comes from superior to man, somebody powerful and mighty.

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