Accompaniments Of Mourning
Most Relevant Verses
"Priests may not make bald spots on their heads, shave the edge of their beards, or make gashes on their bodies.
You are not to make gashes on your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves; I am the Lord.
"You are sons of the Lord your God; do not cut yourselves or make a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead,
"The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.
Cut off the hair of your sacred vowand throw it away. Raise up a dirge on the barren heights, for the Lord has rejected and abandoned the generation under His wrath.