Thematic Bible

Thematic Bible

Either, remember ye not, that your bodies are the members of Christ? Shall I now take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? God forbid.

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.

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. For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a several people unto himself, of all the nations that are upon the earth.

there came certain men from Shechem, from Shiloh and Samaria, to the number of eighty, which had shaven their beards, rent their clothes, and were all heavy, bringing meat offerings, and incense in their hands, to offer it in the house of the LORD.

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron and say unto them, 'A priest shall defile himself at the death of none of his people, but upon his kin that is nigh unto him: as his mother, father, son, daughter and brother: and on his sister as long as she is a maid and dwelleth nigh him and was never given to man: on her he may defile himself. read more.
But he shall not make himself unclean upon a ruler of his people to pollute himself withal. They shall make them no baldness upon their heads or shave off the locks of their beards, nor make any marks in their flesh.

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. There shall not one visit another, to mourn with them for their dead, or to comfort them. One shall not offer another the cup of consolation, to forget their heaviness for father and mother.

"'If any soul turn him to enchanters or expounders of tokens and go a whoring after them, I will put my face upon that soul and will destroy him from among his people.

When thou art come into the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, see that thou learn not to do after the abominations of these nations. Let there not be found among you that maketh his son or his daughter go through fire, either a bruterer or a maker of dismal days, or that useth witchcraft, or a sorcerer, or a charmer, or that speaketh with a spirit, or a soothsayer, or that asketh the advice of the dead. read more.
For all that do such things are abomination unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth cast them out before thee. Be pure therefore with the LORD thy God. For these nations which thou shalt conquer hearken unto makers of dismal days and bruterers. But the LORD thy God permitteth not that to thee.

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