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Beard, The


1. The Jews never appeared without. 2Sa 10:5.

2. Worn even by the priests. Ps 133:2.

3. Laying hold of, a token of respect. 1Sa 20:9.

4. Shaving of, a great offence. 2Sa 10:4,6,7.

5. Plucking of, a sign of scorn. Isa 50:6.

6. Dribbling on, a sign of derangement. 1Sa 21:13.

7. In affliction

a. Was neglected and untrimmed. 2Sa 19:24.

b. Was clipped. Jer 48:37.

c. Was shorn. Jer 41:5.

d. Sometimes plucked out. Ezr 9:3.

8. Corners of, not to be marred for the dead. Le 19:27; 21:5.

9. Subject to leprosy. Le 13:29,30.

10. Of the healed leper to be shaved. Le 14:9.

11. Shaving, illustrative of severe judgments. Isa 7:20; 15:2; Eze 5:1.