Baal-Berith is a person who, among modern Jews, acts as joint master of ceremonies along with the operator in the rite of circumcision (q.v.). He is to hold the child on his knees-while the circumciser is performing the operation. As a preparation for his duty. he must wash his whole person.

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See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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