Cutting Hair

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Leviticus 19:27

You shall not round the corners of the hair of your heads nor trim the corners of your beard [as some idolaters do].

Leviticus 14:9

But on the seventh day he shall shave all his hair off his head, his beard, his eyebrows, and his [body]; and he shall wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and be clean.

Ezekiel 5:1

And you, son of man [Ezekiel], take a sharp sword and use it as a barber's razor and shave your head and your beard. Then take balances for weighing and divide the hair into three parts.

Jeremiah 7:29

Cut off your hair [your crown, O Jerusalem] and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights, for the Lord has rejected and forsaken the generation of His wrath.

Acts 18:18

Afterward Paul remained many days longer, and then told the brethren farewell and sailed for Syria; and he was accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he [ Paul] cut his hair, for he had made a vow.

2 Samuel 10:4

So Hanun took David's servants and shaved off half their beards and cut off their garments in the middle at their hips and sent them away.

1 Chronicles 19:4

Therefore Hanun took David's servants, shaved them, cut off their garments in the middle near their buttocks, and sent them away.

1 Chronicles 19:5

When David was told how the men were served, he sent to meet them, for [they] were greatly shamed and embarrassed. The king said, Stay in Jericho until your beards are grown, and then return.

2 Samuel 14:26

And when he cut the hair of his head, he weighed it -- "for at each year's end he cut it, because its weight was a burden to him -- "and it weighed 200 shekels by the king's weight.

Jeremiah 49:32

And their camels will be booty, and their herds of cattle a spoil; and I will scatter to all [the four] winds those who [as evidence of their idolatry] clip off the corners of their hair, and I will bring their calamity from every side, says the Lord.

Isaiah 7:20

In the same day [will the people of Judah be utterly stripped of belongings], the Lord will shave with the razor that is hired from the parts beyond the River [Euphrates] -- "even with the king of Assyria -- "[that razor will shave] the head and the hair of the legs, and it shall also consume the beard [leaving Judah with open shame and scorn].

Ezekiel 44:20

Neither shall they shave their heads or allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut short or trim the hair of their heads.

Numbers 6:5

All the days of the vow of his separation and abstinence there shall no razor come upon his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the Lord, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow long.

Leviticus 21:5

The priests [like the other Israelite men] shall not shave the crown of their heads or clip off the corners of their beard or make any cuttings in their flesh.

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt, Judah, Edom, the children of Ammon, Moab [all of whom are related except Egypt], and all who live in the desert and who clip off the corners of their hair and beards; for all these nations are uncircumcised [in heart], and all the house of Israel is uncircumcised in heart.

Jeremiah 25:23

Dedan, Tema, Buz [neighboring tribes north of Arabia], and all who clip off the corners of their hair and beards;

1 Corinthians 11:6

For if a woman will not wear [a head] covering, then she should cut off her hair too; but if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her head shorn or shaven, let her cover [her head].

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