Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

New American Standard Bible

Also they shall not shave their heads, yet they shall not let their locks grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“They may not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but must carefully trim their hair.

International Standard Version

Also, they are not to shave their heads nor let their hair grow long. Instead, they are certainly to trim the hair on their heads.

A Conservative Version

Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long. They shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

Amplified

Also they shall not shave their heads, yet they shall not allow their hair to grow long; they shall only cut short or trim their hair.

Bible in Basic English

They are not to have all the hair cut off their heads, and they are not to let their hair get long, but they are to have the ends of their hair cut.

Darby Translation

Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long: they shall duly poll their heads.

Julia Smith Translation

And they shall not shave their heads, and shearing, they shall shear their beads.

King James 2000

Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And their head they shall not shave, or long hair they shall not let grow; short they shall clip their heads.

Modern King James verseion

Nor shall they shave their heads nor allow their hair to grow long; they shall only trim their heads.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall not shave their heads, nor nourish the bush of their hair, but round their heads only.

NET Bible

"'They must not shave their heads nor let their hair grow long; they must only trim their heads.

New Heart English Bible

"'Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

The Emphasized Bible

And their heads, shall they not shave, Nor let the hair grow long, - They shall only poll, their heads.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

Youngs Literal Translation

And their head they do not shave, and the lock they do not send forth; they certainly poll their heads.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּלח 
Galach 
Usage: 23

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

פּרע 
Pera` 
Usage: 2

to grow long
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

כּסם 
Kacam 
Usage: 2

כּסם 
Kacam 
Usage: 2

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

The People Serving In The New Temple

19 And when they go forth into the outer court, even into the outer court to the people, they shall put off their garments wherein they minister, and lay them in the holy chambers; and they shall put on other garments, that they sanctify not the people with their garments. 20 Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads. 21 Neither shall any of the priests drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.



Cross References

Numbers 6:5

All the days of his vow of separation there shall no razor come upon his head: until the days be fulfilled, in which he separateth himself unto Jehovah, he shall be holy; he shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow long.

Leviticus 21:5-24

They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

Deuteronomy 14:1

Ye are the children of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

1 Corinthians 11:14

Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a dishonor to him?

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