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Leviticus 12:2-3 (Vayikra 12:2-3)

  1. "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'If a woman has conceived and borne a male child, then she shall be defiled seven days; as in the days of her menstruation she shall be defiled.

  2. And on the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.

Philippians 3:5

  1. circumcised on the eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews, concerning the Torah, a Pharisee;

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