Most Americans circumcise their sons for perceived health reasons.
Jews circumcise their infant boys on the eighth day of life; Muslims generally do so before age 10.
To those who circumcise for religious purposes, the criminalization of the ritual is nothing more than religious discrimination.
Saint Paul said that we ought rather to circumcise the heart.
God will circumcise thine heart, and thy children's heart, that thou mayest love him with all thine heart.
God was angry with Moses for delaying, if not neglecting, to circumcise his child.
Infant deformation is not practised in any form by the Mafulu people; nor do they circumcise their children.
They circumcise the Males at 11 or 12 Years of Age, or older; and many are circumcised at once.
It is a singular commencement of his mission, to circumcise the son of a Greek father after he had become a Christian.
As soon as they reach Italy they give themselves out for Jews, live according to Jewish ordinances, and circumcise their children.
mid-13c., "to cut off the foreskin," from Old French circoncisier "circumcise" (12c., Modern French circoncire), from Latin circumcisus, past participle of circumcidere "to cut round, to cut trim, to cut off" (see circumcision). Related: Circumcised; circumcising.
circumcise cir·cum·cise (sûr'kəm-sīz')
v. cir·cum·cised, cir·cum·cis·ing, cir·cum·cis·es
To perform a circumcision.