Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You shall not shave around the sides of your heads, neither shall you disfigure the corners of your beard.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.

King James Version

Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

Holman Bible

You are not to cut off the hair at the sides of your head or mar the edge of your beard.

International Standard Version

"You are not to cut your hair in ritualistic patterns on your head or deface the edges of your beard.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, nor shall thou mar the corners of thy beard.

American Standard Version

Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

Amplified

You shall not trim and round off the side-growth of [the hair on] your heads, nor mar the edges of your beard.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

ye shall not shave the corners of your head round, neither shalt thou mutilate the corners of thy beard.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not cut the extremities of your head, and thou shalt not destroy the extremities of thy beard.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not round off the corner [hair] of your head, and you shall not trim the corner of your beard.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not round the side of your head, nor mar the edge of your beard.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall not round the locks of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the tufts of thy beard.

NET Bible

You must not round off the corners of the hair on your head or ruin the corners of your beard.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not cut the hair on the sides of your heads, neither shall you clip off the edge of your beard.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye shall not shave in a circle around your head, - nor shalt thou disfigure the fringe of thy beard.

Webster

Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

World English Bible

"'You shall not cut the hair on the sides of your heads, neither shall you clip off the edge of your beard.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye do not round the corner of your head, nor destroy the corner of thy beard.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye shall not round
נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

the corners
פּאה 
Pe'ah 
פּאה 
Pe'ah 
Usage: 86
Usage: 86

of your heads
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

Context Readings

Blood, Hair, And Body

26 You shall not eat anything with the blood: neither shall you use divination, nor witchcraft. 27  You shall not shave around the sides of your heads, neither shall you disfigure the corners of your beard. 28 You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks upon you: I am the LORD.



Cross References

Leviticus 21:5

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

Isaiah 15:2

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall wail over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be gashes, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Deuteronomy 14:1

You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any bald place on your foreheads for the dead.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:

Ezekiel 7:18

They shall also gird themselves with sackcloth, and horror shall cover them; and shame shall be upon all faces, and baldness upon all their heads.

Ezekiel 44:20

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

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