100 Bible Verses about Men And Long Hair

1 Corinthians 11:14 ESV / 1,143 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 11:15 ESV / 816 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 44:20 ESV / 685 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 22:5 ESV / 569 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.

1 Corinthians 11:14-15 ESV / 566 helpful votes

Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him, but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

2 Samuel 14:26 ESV / 556 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.

Numbers 6:5 ESV / 552 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.

Acts 18:18 ESV / 549 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 11:1-34 ESV / 512 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. ...

Leviticus 19:27 ESV / 505 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 11:6 ESV / 477 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.

Judges 16:17 ESV / 395 helpful votes

And he told her all his heart, and said to her, “A razor has never come upon my head, for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother's womb. If my head is shaved, then my strength will leave me, and I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Numbers 6:1-27 ESV / 368 helpful votes

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried. All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins. “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. ...

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 344 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

1 Corinthians 11:10 ESV / 339 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 21:5 ESV / 319 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.

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 317 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 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 317 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,

1 Corinthians 11:13 ESV / 293 helpful votes

Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a wife to pray to God with her head uncovered?

Judges 13:5 ESV / 289 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.”

1 Corinthians 11:3 ESV / 279 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.

Proverbs 16:31 ESV / 279 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 11:16 ESV / 270 helpful votes

If anyone is inclined to be contentious, we have no such practice, nor do the churches of God.

2 Samuel 10:4-5 ESV / 260 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. When it was told David, he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly ashamed. And the king said, “Remain at Jericho until your beards have grown and then return.”

1 Samuel 1:11 ESV / 260 helpful votes

And she vowed a vow and said, “O Lord of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a son, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall touch his head.”

Jeremiah 7:29 ESV / 245 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.’

1 Corinthians 11:4 ESV / 243 helpful votes

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

Judges 16:19 ESV / 240 helpful votes

She made him sleep on her knees. And she called a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his head. Then she began to torment him, and his strength left him.

Luke 21:18 ESV / 233 helpful votes

But not a hair of your head will perish.

1 Corinthians 11:2-16 ESV / 224 helpful votes

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. 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. ...

Matthew 10:30 ESV / 224 helpful votes

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

1 Corinthians 11:7 ESV / 223 helpful votes

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.

Isaiah 7:20 ESV / 220 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.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 218 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 11:5 ESV / 216 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.

1 Corinthians 11:2 ESV / 216 helpful votes

Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you.

Romans 1:26-27 ESV / 215 helpful votes

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

1 Corinthians 11:5-6 ESV / 208 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. 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 11:3-15 ESV / 208 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 Timothy 2:9-10 ESV / 206 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, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.

Ezekiel 5:1 ESV / 202 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.

2 Samuel 10:4 ESV / 202 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.

Luke 12:7 ESV / 199 helpful votes

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

Genesis 3:16 ESV / 197 helpful votes

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.”

Revelation 9:8 ESV / 196 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 11:8 ESV / 194 helpful votes

For man was not made from woman, but woman from man.

Leviticus 19:32 ESV / 191 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.

John 11:2 ESV / 190 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 14:9 ESV / 181 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 180 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,

1 Corinthians 1:1-31 ESV / 178 helpful votes

Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge— ...

2 Kings 2:23-24 ESV / 170 helpful votes

He went up from there to Bethel, and while he was going up on the way, some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him, saying, “Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!” And he turned around, and when he saw them, he cursed them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys.

1 Corinthians 11:11-12 ESV / 169 helpful votes

Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man nor man of woman; for as woman was made from man, so man is now born of woman. And all things are from God.

Judges 16:22 ESV / 169 helpful votes

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

Numbers 6:18 ESV / 165 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.

Psalm 40:12 ESV / 164 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.

John 15:12 ESV / 158 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Numbers 6:6 ESV / 158 helpful votes

“All the days that he separates himself to the Lord he shall not go near a dead body.

2 Samuel 14:25-26 ESV / 157 helpful votes

Now in all Israel there was no one so much to be praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him. 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.

Ezra 9:3 ESV / 156 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.

Isaiah 50:6 ESV / 155 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.

1 Corinthians 11:14-16 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him, but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering. If anyone is inclined to be contentious, we have no such practice, nor do the churches of God.

1 Corinthians 14:1-40 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation. The one who speaks in a tongue builds up himself, but the one who prophesies builds up the church. Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be built up. ...

Isaiah 3:24 ESV / 146 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.

1 Corinthians 14:35 ESV / 142 helpful votes

If there is anything they desire to learn, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 141 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

1 Corinthians 11:9 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 137 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Isaiah 15:2 ESV / 136 helpful votes

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;

Genesis 41:14 ESV / 136 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.

Numbers 6:1-5 ESV / 135 helpful votes

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried. All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins. “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.

John 14:6 ESV / 134 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 126 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Jeremiah 49:32 ESV / 123 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.

Jeremiah 25:23 ESV / 123 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 9:26 ESV / 122 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.”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 118 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.

Jeremiah 48:37 ESV / 113 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 29:11 ESV / 111 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

John 12:3 ESV / 110 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 108 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.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 105 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 5:36 ESV / 101 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

2 Samuel 19:24 ESV / 95 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.

Numbers 6:9 ESV / 94 helpful votes

“And if any man dies very suddenly beside him and he defiles his consecrated head, then he shall shave his head on the day of his cleansing; on the seventh day he shall shave it.

Psalm 133:2 ESV / 89 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!

Hebrews 4:14 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

Leviticus 19:27-28 ESV / 82 helpful votes

You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard. You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord.

Acts 27:34 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Therefore I urge you to take some food. For it will give you strength, for not a hair is to perish from the head of any of you.”

Luke 7:38 ESV / 80 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 3:4 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Now John wore a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

1 Corinthians 11:11 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man nor man of woman;

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Numbers 6:1-21 ESV / 76 helpful votes

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried. All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins. “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. ...

Job 4:15 ESV / 75 helpful votes

A spirit glided past my face; the hair of my flesh stood up.

Revelation 1:14 ESV / 70 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 69 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Hebrews 1:14 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?

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