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Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

General references

Bible References


Leviticus 21:5
They are not to have their hair cut off for the dead, or the hair on their chins cut short, or make cuts in their flesh.
Deuteronomy 14:1
You are the children of the Lord your God: you are not to make cuts on your bodies or take off the hair on your brows in honour of the dead;

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Numbers 6:5
All the time he is under his oath let no blade come near his head; till the days while he is separate are ended he is holy and his hair may not be cut.
1 Corinthians 11:14
Does it not seem natural to you that if a man has long hair, it is a cause of shame to him?

General references

Leviticus 19:27
The ends of the hair round your face and on your chin may not be cut off.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain