'Head' in the Bible
I will put hostility between you and the woman,and between your seed and her seed.He will strike your head,and you will strike his heel.
He reached a certain place and spent the night there because the sun had set. He took one of the stones from the place, put it there at his head, and lay down in that place.
Early in the morning Jacob took the stone that was near his head and set it up as a marker. He poured oil on top of it
In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position. You will put Pharaoh’s cup in his hand the way you used to when you were his cupbearer.
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was positive, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream. Three baskets of white bread were on my head.
In the top basket were all sorts of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.”
In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head—from off you—and hang you on a tree. Then the birds will eat the flesh from your body.”
And Jacob said, “Swear to me.” So Joseph swore to him. Then Israel bowed in thanks at the head of his bed.
But Israel stretched out his right hand and put it on the head of Ephraim, the younger, and crossing his hands, put his left on Manasseh’s head, although Manasseh was the firstborn.
When Joseph saw that his father had placed his right hand on Ephraim’s head, he thought it was a mistake and took his father’s hand to move it from Ephraim’s head to Manasseh’s.
Joseph said to his father, “Not that way, my father! This one is the firstborn. Put your right hand on his head.”
The blessings of your father excelthe blessings of my ancestorsand the bounty of the eternal hills.May they rest on the head of Joseph,on the crown of the prince of his brothers.
Do not eat any of it raw or cooked in boiling water, but only roasted over fire—its head as well as its legs and inner organs.
Put the turban on his head and place the holy diadem on the turban.
Take the anointing oil, pour it on his head, and anoint him.
“You are to bring the bull to the front of the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons must lay their hands on the bull’s head.
“Take one ram, and Aaron and his sons are to lay their hands on the ram’s head.
Cut the ram into pieces. Wash its entrails and shanks, and place them with its head and its pieces on the altar.
“You are to take the second ram, and Aaron and his sons must lay their hands on the ram’s head.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering so it can be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.
Aaron’s sons the priests are to arrange the pieces, the head, and the suet on top of the burning wood on the altar.
He will cut the animal into pieces with its head and its suet, and the priest will arrange them on top of the burning wood on the altar.
Then the priest must bring it to the altar, and must twist off its head and burn it on the altar; its blood should be drained at the side of the altar.
He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons the priests will sprinkle the blood on all sides of the altar.
He must lay his hand on the head of his offering, then slaughter it before the tent of meeting. Aaron’s sons will sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.
He must lay his hand on its head and slaughter it before the tent of meeting. Aaron’s sons will sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.
He must bring the bull to the entrance to the tent of meeting before the Lord, lay his hand on the bull’s head, and slaughter it before the Lord.
But the hide of the bull and all its flesh, with its head and shanks, and its entrails and dung—
The elders of the community are to lay their hands on the bull’s head before the Lord and it is to be slaughtered before the Lord.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the goat and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered before the Lord. It is a sin offering.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it at the place of the burnt offering.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it as a sin offering at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered.
He is to bring them to the priest, who will first present the one for the sin offering. He must twist its head at the back of the neck without severing it.
He also put the turban on his head and placed the gold medallion, the holy diadem, on the front of the turban, as the Lord had commanded Moses.
He poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed and consecrated him.
Then he brought the bull near for the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bull for the sin offering.
Then he presented the ram for the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.
Moses cut the ram into pieces and burned the head, the pieces, and the suet,
Next he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.
They brought him the burnt offering piece by piece, along with the head, and he burned them on the altar.
But if the skin disease breaks out all over the skin so that it covers all the skin of the infected person from his head to his feet so far as the priest can see,
“When a man or woman has an infection on the head or chin,
the priest must examine the infection. If it appears to be deeper than the skin, and the hair in it is yellow and sparse, the priest must pronounce the person unclean. It is a scaly outbreak, a skin disease of the head or chin.
“If a man loses the hair of his head, he is bald, but he is clean.
But if there is a reddish-white infection on the bald head or forehead, it is a skin disease breaking out on his head or forehead.
the man is afflicted with a skin disease; he is unclean. The priest must pronounce him unclean; the infection is on his head.
He is to shave off all his hair again on the seventh day: his head, his beard, his eyebrows, and the rest of his hair. He is to wash his clothes and bathe himself with water; he is clean.
What is left of the oil in the priest’s palm he is to put on the head of the one to be cleansed. In this way the priest will make atonement for him before the Lord.
What is left of the oil in the priest’s palm he is to put on the head of the one to be cleansed to make atonement for him before the Lord.
He is to wear a holy linen tunic, and linen undergarments are to be on his body. He must tie a linen sash around him and wrap his head with a linen turban. These are holy garments; he must bathe his body with water before he wears them.
Aaron will lay both his hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the Israelites’ wrongdoings and rebellious acts—all their sins. He is to put them on the goat’s head and send it away into the wilderness by the man appointed for the task.
You are not to cut off the hair at the sides of your head or mar the edge of your beard.
“The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.
“Bring the one who has cursed to the outside of the camp and have all who heard him lay their hands on his head; then have the whole community stone him.
A man from each tribe is to be with you, each one the head of his ancestral house.
“You must not cut his hair throughout the time of his vow of consecration. He must be holy until the time is completed during which he consecrates himself to the Lord; he is to let the hair of his head grow long.
He is not to defile himself for his father or mother, or his brother or sister, when they die, because the hair consecrated to his God is on his head.
“If someone suddenly dies near him, defiling his consecrated head of hair, he must shave his head on the day of his purification; he is to shave it on the seventh day.
The priest is to offer one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering to make atonement on behalf of the Nazirite, since he sinned because of the corpse. On that day he must consecrate his head again.
“The Nazirite is to shave his consecrated head at the entrance to the tent of meeting, take the hair from his head, and put it on the fire under the fellowship sacrifice.
The priest is to take the boiled shoulder from the ram, one unleavened cake from the basket, and one unleavened wafer, and put them into the hands of the Nazirite after he has shaved his consecrated head.
Since the Amalekites and Canaanites are living in the lowlands, turn back tomorrow and head for the wilderness in the direction of the Red Sea.”
Write Aaron’s name on Levi’s staff, because there must be one staff for the head of each ancestral house.
The name of the slain Midianite woman was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur, a tribal head of an ancestral house in Midian.
But you are to turn back and head for the wilderness by way of the Red Sea.’
“You are sons of the Lord your God; do not cut yourselves or make a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead,
you are to bring her into your house. She must shave her head, trim her nails,
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God’s commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.
The Lord will afflict you with painful and incurable boils on your knees and thighs—from the sole of your foot to the top of your head.
He will lend to you, but you won’t lend to him. He will be the head, and you will be the tail.
with the choice gifts of the landand everything in it;and with the favor of Himwho appeared in the burning bush.May these rest on the head of Joseph,on the crown of the prince of his brothers.
He said about Gad:The one who enlarges Gad’s territorywill be blessed.He lies down like a lionand tears off an arm or even a head.
If anyone goes out the doors of your house, his blood will be on his own head, and we will be innocent. But if anyone with you in the house should be harmed, his blood will be on our heads.
She reached for a tent peg,her right hand, for a workman’s mallet.Then she hammered Sisera—she crushed his head;she shattered and pierced his temple.
But a woman threw the upper portion of a millstone on Abimelech’s head and fractured his skull.
Then Delilah said to Samson, “You have mocked me all along and told me lies! Tell me how you can be tied up.”He told her, “If you weave the seven braids on my head with the web of a loom—”
Then she let him fall asleep on her lap and called a man to shave off the seven braids on his head. In this way, she made him helpless, and his strength left him.
That same day, a Benjaminite man ran from the battle and came to Shiloh. His clothes were torn, and there was dirt on his head.
But when they got up early the next morning, there was Dagon, fallen with his face to the ground before the ark of the Lord. This time, both Dagon’s head and the palms of his hands were broken off and lying on the threshold. Only Dagon’s torso remained.
He had a son named Saul, an impressive young man. There was no one more impressive among the Israelites than he. He stood a head taller than anyone else.
Samuel took Saul and his attendant, brought them to the banquet hall, and gave them a place at the head of the 30 or so men who had been invited.
Samuel took the flask of oil, poured it out on Saul’s head, kissed him, and said, “Hasn’t the Lord anointed you ruler over His inheritance?
They ran and got him from there. When he stood among the people, he stood a head taller than anyone else.
But the people said to Saul, “Must Jonathan die, who accomplished such a great deliverance for Israel? No, as the Lord lives, not a hair of his head will fall to the ground, for he worked with God’s help today.” So the people redeemed Jonathan, and he did not die.
Then Saul had his own military clothes put on David. He put a bronze helmet on David’s head and had him put on armor.
Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I’ll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,
David ran and stood over him. He grabbed the Philistine’s sword, pulled it from its sheath, and used it to kill him. Then he cut off his head. When the Philistines saw that their hero was dead, they ran.
David took Goliath’s head and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put Goliath’s weapons in his own tent.
When David returned from killing the Philistine, Abner took him and brought him before Saul with the Philistine’s head still in his hand.
Then Michal took the household idol and put it on the bed, placed some goat hair on its head, and covered it with a garment.
When the messengers arrived, to their surprise, the household idol was on the bed with some goat hair on its head.
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Praise the Lord who championed my cause against Nabal’s insults and restrained His servant from doing evil. The Lord brought Nabal’s evil deeds back on his own head.”Then David sent messengers to speak to Abigail about marrying him.
That night, David and Abishai came to the troops, and Saul was lying there asleep in the inner circle of the camp with his spear stuck in the ground by his head. Abner and the troops were lying around him.
However, because of the Lord, I will never lift my hand against the Lord’s anointed. Instead, take the spear and the water jug by his head, and let’s go.”
So David took the spear and the water jug by Saul’s head, and they went their way. No one saw them, no one knew, and no one woke up; they all remained asleep because a deep sleep from the Lord came over them.
What you have done is not good. As the Lord lives, all of you deserve to die since you didn’t protect your lord, the Lord’s anointed. Now look around; where are the king’s spear and water jug that were by his head?”
They cut off Saul’s head, stripped off his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news in the temples of their idols and among the people.
On the third day a man with torn clothes and dust on his head came from Saul’s camp. When he came to David, he fell to the ground and paid homage.
So I stood over him and killed him because I knew that after he had fallen he couldn’t survive. I took the crown that was on his head and the armband that was on his arm, and I’ve brought them here to my lord.”
Search Results by Versions
Search Results by Book
- Genesis (12)
- Exodus (7)
- Leviticus (35)
- Numbers (10)
- Deuteronomy (8)
- Joshua (1)
- Judges (4)
- 1 Samuel (20)
- 2 Samuel (20)
- 1 Kings (10)
- 2 Kings (9)
- 1 Chronicles (5)
- 2 Chronicles (3)
- Ezra (1)
- Esther (4)
- Job (10)
- Psalm (15)
- Proverbs (7)
- Ecclesiastes (2)
- Song of Songs (5)
- Isaiah (13)
- Jeremiah (8)
- Lamentations (2)
- Ezekiel (10)
- Daniel (6)
- Amos (1)
- Obadiah (1)
- Jonah (3)
- Nahum (1)
- Habakkuk (1)
- Zechariah (3)
- Captain (192 instances)
- Chair (8 instances)
- Chief (749 instances)
- Class (20 instances)
- Forefront (12 instances)
- Head (749 instances)
- Heading (14 instances)
- Headway (1 instance)
- Master (461 instances)
- Mayor (2 instances)
- Mind (763 instances)
- Pass (1265 instances)
- Point (186 instances)
- Anointing With Oil
- Appearance Of Hair
- Bare Heads
- Being A Woman Of God
- Blessings For The Right Hand
- Bowing Heads Before God
- Christ, Names For
- Christ, The Head Of The Church
- Covering Heads
- Crowns, Worn By
- Cutting Hair
- Dust On The Head
- God's Salvation Made Known
- Hands On Heads
- Head As Chief
- Head covering
- Heads Of Priestly Households
- Heads Of The Family
- Husbands Headship, Basis Of
- Killing Sacrifices
- Laying Hands On Sacrifices