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Theasaurus: Beards

16 Bible Verses about Beards

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Ezekiel 5:1

"Now as for you, Son of Man, you are to go find a sharp sword and use it like a barber's razor. You are to cut your hair and beard. Then you are to take a weighing scale and divide your shaved hair into three parts.

Judges 16:17

So he finally disclosed everything. He told her, "A razor has never touched my head, because I've been a Nazirite for God before I was born. If I am shaved, then my strength will abandon me and I will become weak like every human being."

1 Samuel 21:13

So David changed his behavior before them and acted like he was crazy in their presence. He scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down his beard.

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,

Psalm 133:2

It is like precious oil on the head, descending to the beard even to Aaron's beard and flowing down to the edge of his robes.

Jeremiah 48:37

Indeed every head will be bald and every beard cut short. There will be gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

Isaiah 15:2

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. His head is completely bald, and every beard is shaved off.

Jeremiah 41:5

eighty men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria came with their beards shaved, their clothes torn, and their bodies slashed. They had grain offerings and incense with them to present at the LORD's Temple.

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this, I tore both my garment and robe, plucked hair from both my head and my beard, and collapsed in shock!

Leviticus 14:9

On the seventh day, he is to shave the hair on his head, chin, back, and eyebrows. After he has shaved all his hair, washed his clothes, and bathed himself with water, then he will be clean."

2 Samuel 10:4-5

So Hanun arrested David's delegation, shaved off half of their beards, cut off their clothes at the waist line, and sent them away in disgrace. When David had been informed about the incident, he sent word to them, since the men had been deeply humiliated. The king told them, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown back, and then return."

1 Chronicles 19:4-5

So Hanun arrested David's delegation, shaved off their beards, cut off their clothes at the waist line, and sent them away in disgrace. After they had departed, David was informed about the men, so he sent word to them, since they had been deeply humiliated. He told them, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown back, and then return."

Isaiah 7:20

At that time, the LORD will hire a barber to come from beyond the Euphrates River that is, the king of Assyria and he will shave your heads, your leg hair, and your beards, too.

From Thematic Bible


Beards » Shaving, illustrative of severe judgments

Isaiah 7:20

At that time, the LORD will hire a barber to come from beyond the Euphrates River that is, the king of Assyria and he will shave your heads, your leg hair, and your beards, too.

Ezekiel 5:1

"Now as for you, Son of Man, you are to go find a sharp sword and use it like a barber's razor. You are to cut your hair and beard. Then you are to take a weighing scale and divide your shaved hair into three parts.

Isaiah 15:2

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. His head is completely bald, and every beard is shaved off.

Beards » Corners of, not to be marred for the dead

Beards » Shaving of, a great offence

2 Samuel 10:4

So Hanun arrested David's delegation, shaved off half of their beards, cut off their clothes at the waist line, and sent them away in disgrace.

2 Samuel 10:6-7

When the Ammonites realized that they had created quite a stink with David, they hired 20,000 Aramean mercenaries from Beth-rehob and Zobah, along with the king of Maacah and 1,000 men, and 12,000 men from Tob. In response, David sent out Joab and his entire army of elite soldiers.

Beards » Subject to leprosy

Leviticus 13:29-30

"Now when a man or a woman has a skin rash on the head or the man develops a skin rash under his beard, if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.

Beards » In affliction » Was neglected and untrimmed

2 Samuel 19:24

Meanwhile, Saul's grandson Mephibosheth also went out to greet the king. He had not taken care of his feet, trimmed his mustache, or washed his clothes from the day the king left until the day he returned safely.

Beards » In affliction » Was clipped

Jeremiah 48:37

Indeed every head will be bald and every beard cut short. There will be gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

Beards » Dribbling on, a sign of derangement

1 Samuel 21:13

So David changed his behavior before them and acted like he was crazy in their presence. He scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down his beard.

Beards » Of the healed leper to be shaved

Leviticus 14:9

On the seventh day, he is to shave the hair on his head, chin, back, and eyebrows. After he has shaved all his hair, washed his clothes, and bathed himself with water, then he will be clean."

Beards » In affliction » Was shorn

Jeremiah 41:5

eighty men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria came with their beards shaved, their clothes torn, and their bodies slashed. They had grain offerings and incense with them to present at the LORD's Temple.

Beards » Laying hold of, a token of respect

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,

Beards » The jews never appeared without

2 Samuel 10:5

When David had been informed about the incident, he sent word to them, since the men had been deeply humiliated. The king told them, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown back, and then return."

Beards » Plucking of, a sign of scorn

Beards » Worn even by the priests

Psalm 133:2

It is like precious oil on the head, descending to the beard even to Aaron's beard and flowing down to the edge of his robes.

Beards » In affliction » Sometimes plucked out

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this, I tore both my garment and robe, plucked hair from both my head and my beard, and collapsed in shock!

Leprosy » Parts affected by » Beards

Leviticus 13:30

if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.

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