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Want to know what the Bible says about Hair? Here are 89 Bible verses about Hair from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Corinthians 11:15 NIV
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.
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Proverbs 16:31 NIV
Gray hair is a crown of splendor;
    it is attained in the way of righteousness.
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1 Corinthians 11:14 NIV
Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
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1 Corinthians 11:6 NIV
For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head.
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1 Peter 3:3 NIV
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.
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1 Timothy 2:9 NIV
I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,
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Luke 12:7 NIV
Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
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Matthew 10:30 NIV
And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
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Deuteronomy 22:5 NIV
A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.
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2 Samuel 14:26 NIV
Whenever he cut the hair of his head —he used to cut his hair once a year because it became too heavy for him—he would weigh it, and its weight was two hundred shekels by the royal standard.
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Luke 21:18 NIV
But not a hair of your head will perish.
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Numbers 6:5 NIV
“‘During the entire period of their Nazirite vow, no razor may be used on their head. They must be holy until the period of their dedication to the Lord is over; they must let their hair grow long.
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Ezekiel 44:20 NIV
“‘They must not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but they are to keep the hair of their heads trimmed.
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Isaiah 3:24 NIV
Instead of fragrance there will be a stench;
    instead of a sash, a rope;
instead of well-dressed hair, baldness;
    instead of fine clothing, sackcloth;
    instead of beauty, branding.
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Leviticus 19:32 NIV
“‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.
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Acts 18:18 NIV
Paul stayed on in Corinth for some time. Then he left the brothers and sisters and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. Before he sailed, he had his hair cut off at Cenchreae because of a vow he had taken.
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Leviticus 19:28 NIV
“‘Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.
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1 Timothy 2:9-10 NIV
9 I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, 10 but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
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John 12:3 NIV
Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
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Luke 7:38 NIV
As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them.
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89 Bible Verses about Hair

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