67 Bible Verses about Hair Gray

Proverbs 16:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.

Proverbs 20:29 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 46:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.

Leviticus 19:32 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire,

Hosea 7:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Strangers devour his strength, and he knows it not; gray hairs are sprinkled upon him, and he knows it not.

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—

1 Corinthians 11:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

John 12:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

Matthew 5:36 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.

Isaiah 3:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Instead of perfume there will be rottenness; and instead of a belt, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a skirt of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty.

Psalm 71:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come.

Revelation 9:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Their hair like women's hair, and their teeth like lions' teeth;

1 Corinthians 11:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him,

Jeremiah 7:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“‘Cut off your hair and cast it away; raise a lamentation on the bare heights, for the Lord has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.’

Psalm 40:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For evils have encompassed me beyond number; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head; my heart fails me.

Job 12:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days.

Ezra 9:3 ESV / 4 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.

2 Samuel 14:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when he cut the hair of his head (for at the end of every year he used to cut it; when it was heavy on him, he cut it), he weighed the hair of his head, two hundred shekels by the king's weight.

Deuteronomy 22:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“A woman shall not wear a man's garment, nor shall a man put on a woman's cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Corinthians 11:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For if a wife will not cover her head, then she should cut her hair short. But since it is disgraceful for a wife to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her head.

1 Corinthians 11:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But every wife who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since it is the same as if her head were shaven.

Luke 21:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But not a hair of your head will perish.

Luke 12:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Luke 7:38 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

Matthew 10:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

Ezekiel 44:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 5:1 ESV / 3 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.

Isaiah 50:6 ESV / 3 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.

Isaiah 7:20 ESV / 3 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.

Song of Solomon 5:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

His head is the finest gold; his locks are wavy, black as a raven.

Numbers 6:5 ESV / 3 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.

Genesis 42:38 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But he said, “My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he is the only one left. If harm should happen to him on the journey that you are to make, you would bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.”

Revelation 1:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire,

James 2:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

1 Corinthians 11:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

That is why a wife ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

1 Corinthians 11:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head,

1 Corinthians 11:3-16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God. Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head, but every wife who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since it is the same as if her head were shaven. For if a wife will not cover her head, then she should cut her hair short. But since it is disgraceful for a wife to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her head. For a man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man. ...

1 Corinthians 11:1-34 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you. But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God. Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head, but every wife who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since it is the same as if her head were shaven. ...

Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. ...

John 11:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 3:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:5-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Mark 16:17-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.”

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 20:1-34 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace, and to them he said, ‘You go into the vineyard too, and whatever is right I will give you.’ So they went. Going out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour, he did the same. ...

Matthew 19:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?

Daniel 7:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“As I looked, thrones were placed, and the Ancient of Days took his seat; his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames; its wheels were burning fire.

Daniel 3:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the satraps, the prefects, the governors, and the king's counselors gathered together and saw that the fire had not had any power over the bodies of those men. The hair of their heads was not singed, their cloaks were not harmed, and no smell of fire had come upon them.

Psalm 71:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.

Psalm 69:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

More in number than the hairs of my head are those who hate me without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now restore?

Psalm 68:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But God will strike the heads of his enemies, the hairy crown of him who walks in his guilty ways.

Job 15:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Both the gray-haired and the aged are among us, older than your father.

Nehemiah 13:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I confronted them and cursed them and beat some of them and pulled out their hair. And I made them take oath in the name of God, saying, “You shall not give your daughters to their sons, or take their daughters for your sons or for yourselves.

1 Kings 2:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Act therefore according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

1 Samuel 19:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when the messengers came in, behold, the image was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' hair at its head.

1 Samuel 19:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Michal took an image and laid it on the bed and put a pillow of goats' hair at its head and covered it with the clothes.

Judges 16:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the hair of his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

Judges 13:5 ESV / 2 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.”

Numbers 31:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall purify every garment, every article of skin, all work of goats' hair, and every article of wood.”

Numbers 6:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the Nazirite shall shave his consecrated head at the entrance of the tent of meeting and shall take the hair from his consecrated head and put it on the fire that is under the sacrifice of the peace offering.

Leviticus 21:5 ESV / 2 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.

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord.

Leviticus 13:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the priest shall look. And if there is a white swelling in the skin that has turned the hair white, and there is raw flesh in the swelling,

Genesis 25:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.

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