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Theasaurus: Beards

16 Bible Verses about Beards

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Ezekiel 5:1

And you, son of man, take a sharp knife, take a barber's razor, and cause it to pass upon your head and upon your beard: then take balances to weigh and divide the hair.

Judges 16:17

That he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There has not come a razor upon my head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behavior before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and made marks on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Are you in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be gashes, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Isaiah 15:2

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall wail over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.

Jeremiah 41:5

That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down appalled.

Leviticus 14:9

But it shall be on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows, even all his hair he shall shave off: and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean.

2 Samuel 10:4-5

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved off one half of their beards, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away. When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards are grown, and then return.

1 Chronicles 19:4-5

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle at their buttocks, and sent them away. Then there went certain, and told David how the men were treated. And he sent to meet them: for the men were greatly ashamed. And the king said, Remain at Jericho until your beards are grown, and then return.

Isaiah 7:20

In the same day shall the Lord shave with a hired razor, namely, by them beyond the river, by the king of Assyria, the head, and the hair of the feet: and it shall also consume the beard.

Leviticus 19:27

You shall not shave around the sides of your heads, neither shall you disfigure the corners of your beard.

Leviticus 21:5

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.

From Thematic Bible


Beards » Shaving, illustrative of severe judgments

Isaiah 7:20

In the same day shall the Lord shave with a hired razor, namely, by them beyond the river, by the king of Assyria, the head, and the hair of the feet: and it shall also consume the beard.

Ezekiel 5:1

And you, son of man, take a sharp knife, take a barber's razor, and cause it to pass upon your head and upon your beard: then take balances to weigh and divide the hair.

Isaiah 15:2

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall wail over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.

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

Leviticus 21:5

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.

Leviticus 19:27

You shall not shave around the sides of your heads, neither shall you disfigure the corners of your beard.

Beards » Shaving of, a great offence

2 Samuel 10:4

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, and shaved off one half of their beards, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away.

2 Samuel 10:6-7

And when the children of Ammon saw that they had become repulsive before David, the children of Ammon sent and hired the Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the Syrians of Zoba, twenty thousand footmen, and of king Maacah a thousand men, and of Ish-tob twelve thousand men. And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the army of the mighty men.

Beards » Subject to leprosy

Leviticus 13:29-30

If a man or woman has a disease upon the head or the beard; Then the priest shall see the disease: and, behold, if it is in sight deeper than the skin; and there is in it yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a scaly eruption, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.

Beards » In affliction » Was neglected and untrimmed

2 Samuel 19:24

And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king, and had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came again in peace.

Beards » In affliction » Was clipped

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be gashes, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Beards » Dribbling on, a sign of derangement

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behavior before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and made marks on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

Beards » Of the healed leper to be shaved

Leviticus 14:9

But it shall be on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows, even all his hair he shall shave off: and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean.

Beards » In affliction » Was shorn

Jeremiah 41:5

That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.

Beards » Laying hold of, a token of respect

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Are you in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Beards » The jews never appeared without

2 Samuel 10:5

When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards are grown, and then return.

Beards » Plucking of, a sign of scorn

Beards » Worn even by the priests

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;

Beards » In affliction » Sometimes plucked out

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down appalled.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » Beards

Leviticus 13:30

Then the priest shall see the disease: and, behold, if it is in sight deeper than the skin; and there is in it yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a scaly eruption, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.