berith milah

berith milah
\\-ˈmē(ˌ)lä\ noun
Etymology: Hebrew bĕrīth mīlāh
Jewish religion : the covenant of circumcision

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  • Brith — noun the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life • Syn: ↑Berith, ↑Berit, ↑Bris, ↑Briss • Hypernyms: ↑circumcision * * * variant of berith * * * Seph …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covenant (biblical) — This article is about biblical covenants. For other uses, see Covenant (disambiguation). A biblical covenant is an agreement found in the Bible between God and His people in which God makes specific promises and demands. It is the customary word… …   Wikipedia

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