2) When was Jesus circumcised?

Question

When was Jesus circumcised?

Answer

January 1, 4 BC, Julian Calendar.

Jesus was circumcised in the eighth day after his birth.

And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb. (Luke 2: 21)

His birth is December 25, 5 BC Julian Calendar. Eighth day after December 25, 5 BC Julian Calendar according to ancient calculation is:

  1. December 25, 5 BC Julian Calendar
  2. December 26
  3. December 27
  4. December 28
  5. December 29
  6. December 30
  7. December 31
  8. January 1, 4 BC Julian Calendar
Time in Julian Calendar Event Ref
25th of December 5 BC Jesus was born in a cave. SeeTrain of Thought about Christmas December 25
A day between 26th and 30th of December 5 BCE Joseph, Mary, and Jesus moved to a house. Matthew 2: 11
31st of December 4 BC Preparation for Jesus circumcision (religious and social event). Considering social setting of Luke 2: 21
1st of January 4 BC Jesus circumcision. Luke 2: 21
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