uncircumcision


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uncircumcision

(ˌʌnsɜːkəmˈsɪʒən)
n
(Judaism) chiefly New Testament the state of being uncircumcised

un•cir•cum•ci•sion

(ˌʌn sɜr kəmˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the condition of being uncircumcised.
2. people who are not circumcised.
[1520–30]
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A study conducted in Philadelphia [17] indicated uncircumcision as one of the risk factors for UTI; a study in USA [6] also showed that the prevalence of UTI was less in circumcised males (2.4%) than in uncircumcised males (20.1%).
Candidal balanoposthitis is a known cutaneous marker of diabetes mellitus; other predisposing factors include uncircumcision, congenital and acquired phimosis, urinary incontinence and immunosuppression [8-10].
In the words of Paul, "neither circumcision nor uncircumcision"--"but faith that works by love"--"the New Creation." (Galatians 5: 6; 6: 15)
As the apostle Paul wrote, "For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything!
"Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing; but obeying the commandments of God is everything.
Several New Testament texts deal with it, and Christians--at least Paul's ideal Christians--ultimately championed the view that circumcision was among the adiaphora for Gentiles: it made "no difference." "Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing," wrote Paul, although he was himself circumcised.
As Baptists who claim our authority is God's Word, perhaps we should adhere more closely to the words of Colossians 3:10-11 (KJV): "And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all."
He says: "For in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any avail, but faith working through love" (Gal.
26 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 26 So, if a man who is uncircumcised keeps the precepts of the law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?
5:17) and "Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything!" (Gal.
Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.
The second occurrence is in the epistle to the Galatians, where he exclaims, "For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything!" (29) Such terminology and concepts belong in the context of apocalyptic perceptions expecting the "new heaven and the new earth" to come about.