14 Bible Verses about Gashing Bodies
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You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.
They shall not make any baldness on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.
“You are the sons of the Lord your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.
that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria with their beards shaved off and their clothes torn and their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the Lord.
Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones.
Hazael said, “Why does my lord weep?” Then he answered, “Because I know the evil that you will do to the sons of Israel: their strongholds you will set on fire, and their young men you will kill with the sword, and their little ones you will dash in pieces, and their women with child you will rip up.”
Samaria will be held guilty,
For she has rebelled against her God.
They will fall by the sword,
Their little ones will be dashed in pieces,
And their pregnant women will be ripped open.