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@Gershon's answer is spot on. But just in case not everyone agrees, I will offer another. You state in your comment that there are many ma'amarei chazal which state that Avraham was the first person to circumcise himself. This leads you to the presumption that Terach did not have a bris at all. However see Rashi on 15:15 from Bereshis Rabbah 30:4 that ...
Why is it called "Gehinom" (lit. valley of screams)? Because the screams "hinom" roar out from one end of the world to the other. - meseches Gehinom quoted from Reishis Chachma - Shaar Yira Ch.13 found here http://dafyomireview.com/gehinom.php footnote 1
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