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Genesis 17:25

And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
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Ambrose of Milan

AD 397
Even the fact that Ishmael was circumcised in his thirteenth year is for an obvious reason, because one who is beginning to be sexually active should trim the ardor of his passion, so as to abstain from illicit unions and limit himself to a legitimate union only. .

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Full thirteen, or beginning his fourteenth year, at which age the Arabs and Mahometans still generally circumcise; but without any order from God. (Calmet)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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