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Theasaurus: Beards

16 Bible Verses about Beards

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Ezekiel 5:1

You, son of man, take a sharp sword; You shall take it as a barber's razor to you, and shall cause it to pass on your head and on your beard: then take balances to weigh, and divide the hair.

Judges 16:17

He told her all his heart, and said to her, "No razor has ever come on my head; for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother's womb. If I am shaved, then my strength will go from me, and I will become weak, and be like any other man."

1 Samuel 21:13

He changed his behavior before them, and pretended to be mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down on his beard.

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious oil on the head, that ran down on the beard, even Aaron's beard; that came down on the edge of his robes;

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to Bayith, and to Dibon, to the high places, to weep. Moab wails over Nebo and over Medeba. Baldness is on all of their heads. Every beard is cut off.

Jeremiah 41:5

that there came men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even eighty men, having their beards shaved and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with meal offerings and frankincense in their hand, to bring them to the house of Yahweh.

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my robe, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down confounded.

Leviticus 14:9

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. He shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his body in water, then he shall be clean.

2 Samuel 10:4-5

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved off the 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 to David, he sent to meet them; for the men were greatly ashamed. The king said, "Wait at Jericho until your beards have grown, and then return."

1 Chronicles 19:4-5

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the middle, even to their buttocks, and sent them away. Then there went certain persons, and told David how the men were served. He sent to meet them; for the men were greatly ashamed. The king said, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown, and then return."

Isaiah 7:20

In that day the Lord will shave with a razor that is hired in the parts beyond the River, even with 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 cut the hair on the sides of your heads, neither shall you clip off the edge of your beard.

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Beards » Shaving, illustrative of severe judgments

Isaiah 7:20

In that day the Lord will shave with a razor that is hired in the parts beyond the River, even with the king of Assyria, the head and the hair of the feet; and it shall also consume the beard.

Ezekiel 5:1

You, son of man, take a sharp sword; You shall take it as a barber's razor to you, and shall cause it to pass on your head and on your beard: then take balances to weigh, and divide the hair.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to Bayith, and to Dibon, to the high places, to weep. Moab wails over Nebo and over Medeba. Baldness is on all of their heads. Every beard is cut off.

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

Leviticus 19:27

"'You shall not cut the hair on the sides of your heads, neither shall you clip off the edge of your beard.

Beards » Shaving of, a great offence

2 Samuel 10:4

So Hanun took David's servants, and shaved off the 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

When the children of Ammon saw that they were become odious to David, the children of Ammon sent and hired the Syrians of Beth Rehob, and the Syrians of Zobah, twenty thousand footmen, and the king of Maacah with one thousand men, and the men of Tob twelve thousand men. When David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the army of the mighty men.

Beards » Subject to leprosy

Leviticus 13:29-30

"When a man or woman has a plague on the head or on the beard, then the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if its appearance is deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is an itch, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard.

Beards » In affliction » Was neglected and untrimmed

2 Samuel 19:24

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

Beards » In affliction » Was clipped

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.

Beards » Dribbling on, a sign of derangement

1 Samuel 21:13

He changed his behavior before them, and pretended to be mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down on his beard.

Beards » Of the healed leper to be shaved

Leviticus 14:9

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. He shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his body in water, then he shall be clean.

Beards » In affliction » Was shorn

Jeremiah 41:5

that there came men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even eighty men, having their beards shaved and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with meal offerings and frankincense in their hand, to bring them to the house of Yahweh.

Beards » Laying hold of, a token of respect

2 Samuel 20:9

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

Beards » The jews never appeared without

2 Samuel 10:5

When they told it to David, he sent to meet them; for the men were greatly ashamed. The king said, "Wait at Jericho until your beards have 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 oil on the head, that ran down on the beard, even Aaron's beard; that came down on the edge of his robes;

Beards » In affliction » Sometimes plucked out

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my robe, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down confounded.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » Beards

Leviticus 13:30

then the priest shall examine the plague; and behold, if its appearance is deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is an itch, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard.