epispaomai <1986>

epispaomai epispaomai

Origin:from 1909 and 4685
In Greek:epispasyw 1
In NET:He should try to undo his circumcision 1
In AV:become circumcised 1
Definition:1) to draw on (let him not draw on his foreskin)

From the days of Antiochus Epiphanes [B.C. 175-164] down, there had
been Jews who, in order to conceal from heathen persecutors or
scoffers the external sign of their nationality, circumcision,
sought artificially to compel nature to reproduce the prepuce, by
extending or drawing forward with an iron instrument the remnant of
it still left, so as to cover the glands.
from 1909 and 4685; to draw over, i.e. (with 203 implied) efface the
mark of circumcision (by recovering with the foreskin):-become
see GREEK for 1909
see GREEK for 4685
see GREEK for 203

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