Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 do not eat with the blood; ye do not enchant, nor observe clouds. 27 'Ye do not round the corner of your head, nor destroy the corner of thy beard. 28 And a cutting for the soul ye do not put in your flesh; and a writing, a cross-mark, ye do not put on you; I am Jehovah.



Cross References

Leviticus 21:5

they do not make baldness on their head, and the corner of their beard they do not shave, and in their flesh they do not make a cutting;

Isaiah 15:2

He hath gone up to Bajith and Dibon, The high places -- to weep, On Nebo and on Medeba Moab howleth, On all its heads is baldness, every beard cut off.

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head is bald, and every beard diminished, On all hands cuttings, and on the loins -- sackcloth.

Deuteronomy 14:1

Sons ye are to Jehovah your God; ye do not cut yourselves, nor make baldness between your eyes for the dead;

Jeremiah 16:6

And died have great and small in this land, They are not buried, and none lament for them, Nor doth any cut himself, nor become bald for them.

Ezekiel 7:18

And they have girded on sackcloth, And covered them hath trembling, And unto all faces is shame, And on all their heads -- baldness.

Ezekiel 44:20

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

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