Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

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Bible References

Not make baldness

Deuteronomy 14:1
Ye the sons of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, and ye shall not put baldness between your eyes for the dead.
Isaiah 15:2
He went up to the house and to Dibon, the heights, to weep: over Nebo and Medeba shall Moab wail: upon all their heads baldness; every beard cut off.
Isaiah 22:12
And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Jeremiah 16:6
And the great and small died in this land: they shall not be buried, and they shall not lament for them, and none shall cut himself or make bald for them:
Jeremiah 48:37
For every head bald, and every beard shaved: upon all hands cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.
Ezekiel 44:20
And they shall not shave their heads, and shearing, they shall shear their beads.
Amos 8:10
And turned your festivals into mourning, and all your songs to lamentation; and I brought up sackcloth upon all loins, and upon every head, baldness; and I set it as the mourning of an only one, and its last part as a day of bitterness.
Micah 1:16
Make bald, and shave for the sons of thy delights; increase thy baldness as the eagle; for they were carried away captive from thee.

General references

Leviticus 19:27
Ye shall not cut the extremities of your head, and thou shalt not destroy the extremities of thy beard.
Ezekiel 44:25
And to a dead man they shall not come to be defiled: but for father and for mother, and for son and for daughter, for brother, for sister who was not to a husband, they shall be defiled.