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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5130 beard
5130 beard

5130 beard

References to the beard

Eze 5:1 See also Jdg 16:17; 1Sa 21:13; 2Sa 20:9; Ps 133:2

Cutting or pulling the beard

In grief Jer 48:37 Moab is in mourning. See also Isa 15:2; Jer 41:5

In dismay Ezr 9:3

In the ceremony of cleansing See also Lev 14:9

As an extreme insult 2Sa 10:4-5 pp 1Ch 19:4-5; Isa 7:20; Isa 50:6

Cutting the edges of the beard was forbidden Lev 19:27 This is a prohibition still adhered to by some Jews today; Lev 21:5

See also

5128baldness
5150face
5155hair
5180shaving
5419mourning
5893insults
7340clean and unclean
7422ritual

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