Parallel Verses

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.

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 shall not shave their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their body.

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.

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.

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 
cut in pieces, in pieces, make
Usage: 3

שׂרטת שׂרט 
Seret 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

4 He must not make himself unclean [as] {a kinsman by marriage}, defiling himself. 5 " '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. 6 They shall be holy to their God, and they shall not profane the name of their God, because they are bringing near the offerings made by fire to Yahweh--their God's food--and they shall be holy.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:1

"You [are] children of Yahweh your God; [therefore] you must not gash yourself, and {you must not make your forehead bald} for [the] dead.

Ezekiel 44:20

And their head they shall not shave, or long hair they shall not let grow; short they shall clip their heads.

Leviticus 19:27-28

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

Leviticus 10:6

Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "You must not let your hair hang loosely, and you must not tear your garments, so that you will not die and he will be angry with all the community. But your brothers, all the house of Israel, may weep [because of] {the burning that Yahweh caused},

Isaiah 15:2

It has gone up [to] the house, and Dibon [to] the high places for weeping over Nebo, and Moab wails over Medeba. {Every head is bald}, every beard [is] shaved.

Isaiah 22:12

And the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and girding {with} sackcloth.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both the great and small will die in this land. They will not be buried, and they will not mourn for them, and no one will cut himself with a blade, and no one will shave himself for them.

Jeremiah 48:37

For [on] every head [is] baldness, and every beard is trimmed. On all [the] hands, slashes, and on [the] loins, sackcloth.

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.

Micah 1:16

Make yourselves bald and cut off your hair for the children of your pleasure. Expand your baldness as the eagle, for they will go into exile away from you.

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