See also, Genesis 17:14, 23–25. William H.C. Propp, “The Origins of Infant Circumcision in Israel,” in R. Ahroni, ed., Hebrew Annual Review, vol. 11, 1987, p. 356. Jacob Milgrom, “Leviticus 1–16, ” The Anchor Bible (New York: Doubleday, 1991), p. 748. Since basar means both “flesh” and “penis,” Milgrom calls the traditional translation “flesh of his foreskin” (besar ‘orlato) “senseless,” pointing out, “the foreskin and, indeed, any skin are not flesh, either in Hebrew or in any other language.”