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circumcise ~ (A) ~ to cut off the skin from the end of the sex part of a boy or man; for Israelites it was a mark to show that a man agreed to obey the things that God wants him to do; a mark of a good and clean spirit .
circumcise ~ (B) ~ to cut off the loose skin from the end of the sex part of a boy or man; for Israelites it was a proof that a man agreed to obey God's laws; a sign of a pure/good spirit.
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