Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar,(A) “Do not let your hair become unkempt[a](B) and do not tear your clothes,(C) or you will die and the Lord will be angry with the whole community.(D) But your relatives, all the Israelites, may mourn(E) for those the Lord has destroyed by fire.

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  1. Leviticus 10:6 Or Do not uncover your heads

10 “‘The high priest, the one among his brothers who has had the anointing oil poured on his head(A) and who has been ordained to wear the priestly garments,(B) must not let his hair become unkempt[a] or tear his clothes.(C)

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  1. Leviticus 21:10 Or not uncover his head

Joshua son of Nun(A) and Caleb son of Jephunneh, who were among those who had explored the land, tore their clothes(B)

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14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes(A) and rushed out into the crowd, shouting:

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