26 Bible Verses about Beard

Leviticus 19:27 ESV / 36 helpful votes

You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard.

Leviticus 21:5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

They shall not make bald patches on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts on their body.

Isaiah 50:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

I gave my back to those who strike, and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard; I hid not my face from disgrace and spitting.

Ezekiel 44:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

They shall not shave their heads or let their locks grow long; they shall surely trim the hair of their heads.

Jeremiah 25:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all who cut the corners of their hair;

Deuteronomy 14:1-29 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You are the sons of the Lord your God. You shall not cut yourselves or make any baldness on your foreheads for the dead. For you are a people holy to the Lord your God, and the Lord has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. “You shall not eat any abomination. These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, and the mountain sheep.

Leviticus 14:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And on the seventh day he shall shave off all his hair from his head, his beard, and his eyebrows. He shall shave off all his hair, and then he shall wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and he shall be clean.

Proverbs 20:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.

Ezekiel 5:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“And you, O son of man, take a sharp sword. Use it as a barber's razor and pass it over your head and your beard. Then take balances for weighing and divide the hair.

Jeremiah 49:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Their camels shall become plunder, their herds of livestock a spoil. I will scatter to every wind those who cut the corners of their hair, and I will bring their calamity from every side of them, declares the Lord.

2 Samuel 19:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king. He had neither taken care of his feet nor trimmed his beard nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came back in safety.

Judges 13:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.”

Genesis 41:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they quickly brought him out of the pit. And when he had shaved himself and changed his clothes, he came in before Pharaoh.

Psalm 133:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes!

Ezra 9:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As soon as I heard this, I tore my garment and my cloak and pulled hair from my head and beard and sat appalled.

Matthew 19:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female,

Isaiah 7:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In that day the Lord will shave with a razor that is hired beyond the River—with the king of Assyria—the head and the hair of the feet, and it will sweep away the beard also.

1 Samuel 21:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So he changed his behavior before them and pretended to be insane in their hands and made marks on the doors of the gate and let his spittle run down his beard.

Numbers 6:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“All the days of his vow of separation, no razor shall touch his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the Lord, he shall be holy. He shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long.

Jeremiah 48:37 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For every head is shaved and every beard cut off. On all the hands are gashes, and around the waist is sackcloth.

Jeremiah 9:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Egypt, Judah, Edom, the sons of Ammon, Moab, and all who dwell in the desert who cut the corners of their hair, for all these nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in heart.”

2 Samuel 10:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So Hanun took David's servants and shaved off half the beard of each and cut off their garments in the middle, at their hips, and sent them away.

Jeremiah 41:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Eighty men arrived from Shechem and Shiloh and Samaria, with their beards shaved and their clothes torn, and their bodies gashed, bringing grain offerings and incense to present at the temple of the Lord.

Acts 18:18 ESV / 1 helpful vote

After this, Paul stayed many days longer and then took leave of the brothers and set sail for Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had cut his hair, for he was under a vow.

Isaiah 15:2 ESV / 1 helpful vote

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. On every head is baldness; every beard is shorn;

Job 1:20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped.

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