'Head' in the Bible
"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."
What you had previously was only a few head, but the herd has now multiplied, because the LORD has blessed you through my efforts. But now, when am I going to be able to provide for my own household?"
Some time later, both the senior security advisor to the king of Egypt and his head chef offended their master, Egypt's king.
Pharaoh was so angry with his two officers his senior security advisor and his head chef
Then the two of them each had a dream. They both had their dreams the same night, and there were separate interpretations for each dream the senior security advisor and the head chef to the king of Egypt, who had confined them in prison.
When the head chef heard that the interpretation was good, he told Joseph, "I was also in my dream. All of a sudden, there were three baskets with white bread stacked on top of my head.
There was all kinds of food in the basket that was on top, including baked food for Pharaoh. The birds were eating them from the basket on my head."
On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants
but he beheaded and hanged the head chef, just as Joseph had interpreted for them.
When Pharaoh was angry with some of his servants, he incarcerated me in custody of the captain of the bodyguard, along with Pharaoh's head chef.
But Israel stretched out his right hand, laying it on Ephraim's head (he was the younger son) and laying his left hand on Manasseh's head (even though Manasseh was the firstborn).
But Joseph observed that his father had laid his right hand on Ephraim's head. That displeased him, so he grabbed his father's hand and started to move it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.
"No, father, this one is the firstborn. Place your right hand on his head."
Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."
Don't eat any of it raw or boiled in water. Instead, roast it over the fire, with its head, legs, and internal organs.
"You are to make tunics for the sons of Aaron, you are to make sashes for them, and you are to make head coverings for them for dignity and beauty.
Then put the turban on his head, and place the holy crown on the turban.
You are to take the anointing oil, pour it on his head, and anoint him.
"You are to bring the bull in front of the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull.
"You are to take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
You are to cut the ram into pieces, wash its entrails and legs, put them on the altar along with the pieces and its head,
"You are to take the other ram, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the ram.
a beka a head (a beka is half a shekel, according to the standard used in the sanctuary) for everyone who went through the registration process from 20 years old and older. The total numbered 603,550 bekas.
the turban of fine linen, decorated head coverings of fine linen, linen undergarments of fine woven linen,
He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted for him as an atonement on his behalf.
They are to arrange the pieces of meat including the head and the fat on the wood over the fire that burns on the altar.
He is to cut up its head and fat into separate pieces arrange them in rows on the wood over the fire that burns on the altar,
Then the presenter is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle the blood on and around 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 are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.
lay his hand over its head, then slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.
"He is to bring the bull to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, into the LORD's presence, where he is to lay his hand on the head of the bull and slaughter it in the LORD's presence.
"Now as for the bull's hide, its flesh, its head, its legs, its internal organs, and its dung,
where the elders of the community are to lay their hands on the head of the bull in the LORD's presence and slaughter it.
He is then to lay his hand on the head of the goat and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered in the LORD's presence as a sin offering.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it at the place for burnt offering.
He is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it for a sin offering at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered.
He is to bring them to the priest, who will offer a sin offering first. He is to wring off its head without separating it.
then he set the turban on his head. On the turban at the front he set the golden plate, the sacred crown that the LORD had commanded.
After doing this, he poured the oil of anointing on Aaron's head to anoint and consecrate him.
Next, he brought the bull for a sin offering. Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the bull's head for a sin offering.
Next, he brought the ram for the whole burnt offering. Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram,
As to the ram, he cut it into parts at the joints, burned the head, the internal organs, and the fat,
Moses brought the ram that is, the second of the rams for consecration. Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.
As for the burnt offering, they delivered it to Aaron piece by piece, and he burned the head on the altar,
Then Moses told Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "You are not to loosen the hair of your head and you are not to rend your clothes. That way, you won't die and wrath won't come on the entire congregation. Your brothers and the assembly of Israel will mourn because of the fire that the LORD kindled.
However, you may eat winged creatures that crawl on four legs that extend over its head and by which it hops on the ground.
If the infectious skin disease spreads in the skin so that it covers his entire body from head to foot (as the priest examines it),
"Now when a man or a woman has a skin rash on the head or the man develops a skin rash under his beard,
if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.
When his head becomes bare on the side corner of his face, he has a bald forehead, but he's clean.
But when in the baldness of his head or his forehead there develops a skin rash that's white or reddish, it's an infectious skin disease that has spread to his bald head or forehead.
he's a man with an infectious skin disease. He's unclean. The priest is to declare him unclean on account of the skin rash in his head.
On the seventh day, he is to shave the hair on his head, chin, back, and eyebrows. After he has shaved all his hair, washed his clothes, and bathed himself with water, then he will be clean."
Then he is to place the rest of the oil in his palm on the head of the person to be cleansed, thus making atonement for him in the LORD's presence.
"As to the remainder of the oil in his palm, the priest is to use it to anoint the head of the person to be cleansed, in order to make atonement for him in the LORD's presence.
He is to wear a sacred linen tunic and linen undergarments that will cover his genitals. He is to clothe himself with a sash and wrap his head with a linen turban. Because they are sacred garments, he is to wash himself with water before putting them on."
Aaron is to lay his two hands upon the head of the male goat and confess over it the sins of Israel, all their transgressions, and all their sins, thus placing them on the head of the male goat that he'll then send out to the wilderness by the hand of a man capable of carrying out this task.
"You are not to cut your hair in ritualistic patterns on your head or deface the edges of your beard.
"The high priest among his relatives whose head has been anointed with oil and who has been consecrated to put on the priestly clothing is not to let his hair hang loose or to tear his clothes.
"Take the one who cursed outside the camp. Everyone who heard him is to lay their hands on his head. Then the entire congregation is to stone him to death.
The priest is to have the woman stand in the LORD's presence, uncover her head, and put the grain offering as a memorial, a reminder of jealousy, into her hands. The priest is also to have in his hand the contaminated water that carries a curse.
During the entire time of his dedication, he is not to allow a razor to pass over his head until the days of his holy consecration to the LORD have been fulfilled. He is to let the locks on his head grow long.
He is not to defile himself on account of his father, mother, brother, and sister when they die, because the crown of his consecration to God is on his head.
When someone suddenly dies beside him, so that his consecrated head is defiled, then he is to shave his head on the day of his purification. Seven days later he is to shave it again.
Then the priest is to offer one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering to make atonement for him because of the guilt he incurred on account of his contact with the dead body. Then he is to consecrate his head on that day.
The Nazirite is then to shave his head of consecration at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. He is to take the lock of his head of consecration and set it over the fire where the peace offering for sacrifice is.
The descendants of Levi are then to lay their hands on the head of the bulls, offering one for a sin offering and the other one for a burnt offering to the LORD to atone for the descendants of Levi.
For instance, he may have accompanied his friend to go to a forest to cut trees. Then he swung his axe to cut some wood, but the ax head flew off the handle and hit his friend, so that he died. The killer may flee to one of these cities to live.
Bring her to your house, but shave her head and trim her nails.
"The LORD your God will make you the head and not the tail placing you above and not beneath if you obey the commands of the LORD your God that I'm giving you today to keep and observe.
The sky above your head will become bronze while the ground beneath you will become iron.
"The LORD will afflict you with incurable boils on your knees and legs, and 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'll be the head, but you'll be the tail.
from the choicest of the earth and its fullness, and the favor of the one who lived in the burning bush. May blessing rest on Joseph's head, and on the crown of the head of the one set apart from his brothers.
He chose the best part for himself, when the leader's portion was assigned. He came at the head of the people, carrying out the LORD'S justice and his ordinances concerning Israel."
Joshua then turned back and captured Hazor, executing its king, because Hazor used to be the head of all of those kingdoms.
She reached out one hand for the tent peg, and her other for the workman's mallet. Then she struck Sisera, smashing his head, shattering and piercing his temple.
But a certain woman threw an upper millstone down on Abimelech's head, fracturing his skull.
The people and Gilead's officials inquired among themselves, "Who will begin our attack against the Ammonites? He'll become head over everyone who lives in Gilead."
So the elders of Gilead told Jephthah, "Well, we're coming back to you now so you can accompany us, fight the Ammonites, and become the head of all the inhabitants of Gilead."
Then Jephthah asked the elders of Gilead, "If you all send me to fight against the Ammonites and the LORD hands them over right in front of me, will I really become your head?"
So Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people appointed him head and military commander over them. Jephthah uttered everything he had to say with the solemnity of an oath in the LORD's presence at Mizpah.
because surprise! you're going to conceive and give birth to a son! Don't put a razor to his head, because the young man will be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from inside the womb. He will begin to deliver Israel from domination by the Philistines."
Later on, Delilah told Samson, "You're still mocking me and telling me lies! Tell me how to tie you up!" He answered her, "If you weave the seven locks on my head into a loom and fasten it with a peg, then I will become weak and just like any other human being."
So Delilah took the seven locks on his head and wove them into the loom while he slept. She fastened his hair with a peg and then told him, "The Philistines are attacking you, Samson!" But he woke up from his nap and pulled the pin from the loom and the weaving.
So he finally disclosed everything. He told her, "A razor has never touched my head, because I've been a Nazirite for God before I was born. If I am shaved, then my strength will abandon me and I will become weak like every human being."
So she enticed him to fall asleep on her lap, called for a man to shave off his seven locks of hair from his head, and so began to humiliate him. Then his strength abandoned him.
But the hair on his head began to grow again after it had been shaved off.
Hannah made a vow: "LORD of the Heavenly Armies, if you just look at the misery of your maid servant, remember me, and don't forget your maid servant. If you give your maid servant a son, then I'll give him to the LORD for all the days of his life, and a razor is never to touch his head."
That very same day, a man who was a descendant of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh, with his garments torn and dirt on his head.
But when they got up the next morning, there was Dagon, lying on the ground again in front of the Ark of the LORD. Dagon's head and both of his arms were broken off and lying on the threshold. Only the trunk of Dagon was left intact.
he had a son named Saul, who was a choice and handsome young man. There was no one among the Israelis as handsome as he, and he was a head taller than any of the other people.
Then Samuel took Saul and his young man and brought them to a room where he gave them a place at the head of those who were invited, of whom there were about 30 men.
Samuel took a flask of oil, poured it on Saul's head, kissed him, and said, "The LORD has anointed you Commander-in-Chief over his inheritance, has he not?
They ran and brought him from there. When he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the others by a head.
Then the army told Saul, "Shall Jonathan die, who brought about this great deliverance in Israel? As the LORD lives, not one hair of his head will fall to the ground, because today he did this with God's help."
So Samuel replied, "Is it not true that though you were small in your own eyes you became head of the tribes of Israel, and the LORD anointed you king over Israel?
wore a bronze helmet on his head, and wore bronze scale armor that weighed about 5,000 shekels.
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