Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'They shall not make any baldness on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

"Priests may not make bald spots on their heads, shave the edge of their beards, or make gashes on their bodies.

International Standard Version

"They are not to cut their hair in ritualistic patterns on their heads, deface the edges of their beards, or make incisions in their flesh.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

The priests [like the other Israelite men] shall not shave the crown of their heads or clip off the corners of their beard or make any cuttings in their flesh.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

With baldness, they shall not make baldness upon their head, and they shall not shave the extremity of their beard: and in their flesh they shall not cut incisions.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'And they shall not shave bald patches on their head, and they shall not shave off the corner of their beard, and they shall not make a cut in their body.

Modern King James verseion

They shall not make baldness on their head, nor shall they shave the corner of their beard, nor make any cutting in their flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

Priests must not have a bald spot shaved on their head, they must not shave the corner of their beard, and they must not cut slashes in their body.

New Heart English Bible

"'They shall not shave their heads, neither shall they shave off the corners of their beards, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

They shall not make a baldness behind in their head, And the border of their beard, shall they not cut off, - And, in their flesh, shall they not make incisions.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

"'They shall not shave their heads, neither shall they shave off the corners of their beards, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרח 
Qarach 
Usage: 5

קרחא קרחה 
Qorchah 
Usage: 11

גּלח 
Galach 
Usage: 23

the corner
פּאה 
Pe'ah 
Usage: 86

זקן 
Zaqan 
Usage: 19

שׂרט 
Sarat 
Usage: 3

שׂרטת שׂרט 
Seret 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

4 'He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself. 5 'They shall not make any baldness on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh. 6 'They shall be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God, for they present the offerings by fire to the LORD, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:1

"You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

Ezekiel 44:20

"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.

Leviticus 19:27-28

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

Leviticus 10:6

Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "Do not uncover your heads nor tear your clothes, so that you will not die and that He will not become wrathful against all the congregation. But your kinsmen, the whole house of Israel, shall bewail the burning which the LORD has brought about.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Jeremiah 16:6

"Both great men and small will die in this land; they will not be buried, they will not be lamented, nor will anyone gash himself or shave his head for them.

Jeremiah 48:37

"For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

Amos 8:10

"Then I will turn your festivals into mourning And all your songs into lamentation; And I will bring sackcloth on everyone's loins And baldness on every head And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son, And the end of it will be like a bitter day.

Micah 1:16

Make yourself bald and cut off your hair, Because of the children of your delight; Extend your baldness like the eagle, For they will go from you into exile.

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