Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

King James 2000

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

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 "'Ye shall eat nothing with the blood, ye shall use no witchcraft, nor observe dismal days. 27 Ye shall not round the locks of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the tufts of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not rent your flesh for any soul's sake, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.



Cross References

Leviticus 21:5

They shall make them no baldness upon their heads or shave off the locks of their beards, nor make any marks in their flesh.

Isaiah 15:2

They went up to the idols' house, even to Dibon to the high places, to weep for Nebo; and Moab did mourn for Medeba. All their heads were bald, and all their beards shaven.

Jeremiah 48:37

All heads shall be shaven, and all beards clipped off: all hands bound, and all loins girded about with sack cloth.

Deuteronomy 14:1

Ye are the children of the LORD your God; cut not yourselves nor make you any baldness between the eyes for any man's death.

Jeremiah 16:6

And in this land shall they die, old and young, and shall not be buried: no man shall beweep them, no man shall clip or shave himself for them.

Ezekiel 7:18

they shall gird themselves with sack cloth, fear shall fall upon them. Their faces shall be confounded, and their heads bald;

Ezekiel 44:20

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

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