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Head


1. The uppermost and chief member of the body. Isa 1:6; 2Ki 6:31.

2. All the other members necessary to. 1Co 12:21.

3. The body supported and supplied by. Eph 4:16.

4. Put for the whole person. Ge 49:26; Pr 10:6.

5. Put for the life. Da 1:10; 1Sa 28:2.

6. Parts of mentioned

a. The skull. 2Ki 9:35; Mt 27:33.

b. The crown. Ge 49:26; Isa 3:17.

c. The forehead. 1Sa 17:49; Eze 9:4.

d. The temples. Jdj 4:21,22; Song 4:3.

e. The face. Ge 48:12; 2Ki 9:30.

f. The hair. Jdj 16:22; Ps 40:12.

g. The scalp. Ps 68:21.

7. Often anointed. Ec 9:8; Mt 6:17.

8. Bowed down

a. In worshipping God. Ge 24:26; Ex 4:31.

b. As a token of respect. Ge 43:23.

9. In grief

a. Covered up. 2Sa 15:30; Es 6:12.

b. Shorn. Job 1:20.

c. Sprinkled with dust. Jos 7:6; 2:12.

d. The hands placed on. 2Sa 13:19; Jer 2:37.

10. Priests forbidden to shave. Le 21:5,10.

11. Nazarites forbidden to shave. Nu 6:5.

12. Derision expressed by shaking. 2Ki 19:21; Ps 22:7; 109:25; Mt 27:39.

13. The Jews censured for swearing by. Mt 5:36.

14. When hoary with age to be respected. Le 19:32.

15. Liable to

a. Leprosy. Le 13:42-44.

b. Scab. Isa 3:17.

c. Internal disease. 2Ki 4:19; Isa 1:5.

d. Baldness. Le 13:40,41; Isa 15:2.

16. Of the leper always uncovered. Le 13:45.

17. Of women generally covered in public. Ge 24:65; 1Co 11:5.

18. Of criminals often cut off. Mt 14:10.

19. Of enemies slain in war, often cut off. Jdj 5:26; 1Sa 17:51,57; 31:9.

20. Illustrative

a. Of God. 1Co 11:3.

b. Of Christ. 1Co 11:3; Eph 1:22; Col 2:19.

c. Of rulers. 1Sa 15:17; Da 2:38.

d. Of chief men. Isa 9:14,15.

e. Of the chief city of a kingdom. Isa 7:8.

f. (Covered,) of defence and protection. Ps 140:7.

g. (Covered,) of subjection. 1Co 11:5,10.

h. (Made bald,) of heavy judgments. Isa 3:24; 15:2; 22:12; Mic 1:16.

i. (Lifted up,) of joy and confidence. Ps 3:3; Lu 21:28.

j. (Lifted up,) of pride &c. Ps 83:2.

k. (Lifted up,) of exaltation. Ge 40:13; Ps 27:6.

l. (Anointed,) of joy and prosperity. Ps 23:5; 92:10.