6260 uncircumcised

6260 uncircumcised

Those who are outside the covenant of God.

Circumcision marked the covenant people of God

God’s covenant with Abraham Ge 17:10-12,14 See also Jos 5:6-7

Uncircumcised aliens participating in Jewish religious practices had first to be circumcised Ex 12:48; Eze 44:6-7,9; Ac 11:3; Ac 21:21

The term “uncircumcised”

Used to describe Gentiles Jdg 14:3; Jdg 15:18; 2Sa 1:20; Eze 28:10; Eze 31:18; Eze 32:19,21,24-32

As a term of derision Isa 52:1 See also Ge 34:14; 1Sa 14:6; 1Sa 17:26,36; 1Sa 31:4 pp 1Ch 10:4

Uncircumcision represents a wrong inner spiritual attitude

Jer 9:25-26 The tribes mentioned also practised male circumcision. See also Ac 7:51; Ro 2:25-27; Ro 3:29-30; 1Co 7:18-19; Gal 5:6; Gal 6:15; Col 2:13

In Christ the barrier between the circumcised and uncircumcised is overcome

Eph 2:11-13 See also Ro 4:9-12; 1Co 12:13; Col 3:11

See also

1348covenant with Abraham
5012heart
5761attitudes
7334circumcision
7510Gentiles

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