Definition of Berith

1. Noun. The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.

Exact synonyms: Berit, Bris, Briss, Brith
Generic synonyms: Circumcision



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Berith

Berger cells
Berger rhythm
Bergman
Bergmanian
Bergmann's cords
Bergmann's fibres
Bergmeister's papilla
Bergson
Beria
Bering
Bering Sea
Bering Standard Time
Bering Strait
Bering Time
Berit
Berith (current term)
Berk Sharp technique
Berkefeld filter
Berkeleian
Berkeleio-
Berkeley
Berkeleyan
Berkley horse
Berks
Berkshire
Berkshire Hills
Berkshires
Berlage
Berlepsch's tinamou
Berlepsch's tinamous

Literary usage of Berith

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1. The Jews of Philadelphia: Their History from the Earliest Settlements to the by Henry S. Morais (1894)
"JEWISH SECRET ORDERS—BENE Berith—KESHER SHEL BARZEL— FREE SONS OF ISRAEL—SONS OF ... Berith" (Sons, or Children, of the Covenant), founded in the year, ..."

2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1915)
"Old Testament the berith does not appear in the form of an "agreement" between parties and that this may not be an important feature theologically ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1840)
"Now, we find it recorded in Scripture, that the worship of a deity styled Baal Berith was established in Canaan before it was invaded by the children of ..."

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