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Want to know what the Bible says about Shaving? Here are 180 Bible verses about Shaving 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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Leviticus 21:5 NIV
“‘Priests must not shave their heads or shave off the edges of their beards or cut their bodies.
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Leviticus 19:27 NIV
“‘Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
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Isaiah 7:20 NIV
In that day the Lord will use a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River —the king of Assyria —to shave your head and private parts, and to cut off your beard also.
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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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Deuteronomy 14:1 NIV
You are the children of the Lord your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead,
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Genesis 41:14 NIV
So Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and he was quickly brought from the dungeon. When he had shaved and changed his clothes, he came before Pharaoh.
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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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Numbers 8:7 NIV
To purify them, do this: Sprinkle the water of cleansing on them; then have them shave their whole bodies and wash their clothes. And so they will purify themselves.
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Numbers 6:18 NIV
“‘Then at the entrance to the tent of meeting, the Nazirite must shave off the hair that symbolizes their dedication. They are to take the hair and put it in the fire that is under the sacrifice of the fellowship offering.
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Jeremiah 41:5 NIV
eighty men who had shaved off their beards, torn their clothes and cut themselves came from Shechem, Shiloh and Samaria, bringing grain offerings and incense with them to the house of the Lord.
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Jeremiah 48:37 NIV
Every head is shaved
    and every beard cut off;
every hand is slashed
    and every waist is covered with sackcloth.
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Acts 21:24 NIV
Take these men, join in their purification rites and pay their expenses, so that they can have their heads shaved. Then everyone will know there is no truth in these reports about you, but that you yourself are living in obedience to the law.
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Job 1:20 NIV
At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship
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Deuteronomy 21:12 NIV
Bring her into your home and have her shave her head, trim her nails
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Leviticus 14:9 NIV
On the seventh day they must shave off all their hair; they must shave their head, their beard, their eyebrows and the rest of their hair. They must wash their clothes and bathe themselves with water, and they will be clean.
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Judges 16:17 NIV
So he told her everything. “No razor has ever been used on my head,” he said, “because I have been a Nazirite dedicated to God from my mother’s womb. If my head were shaved, my strength would leave me, and I would become as weak as any other man.”
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Judges 13:5 NIV
You will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines.”
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2 Samuel 19:24 NIV
Mephibosheth, Saul’s grandson, also went down to meet the king. He had not taken care of his feet or trimmed his mustache or washed his clothes from the day the king left until the day he returned safely.
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Isaiah 15:2 NIV
Dibon goes up to its temple,
    to its high places to weep;
    Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba.
Every head is shaved
    and every beard cut off.
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Numbers 6:9 NIV
“‘If someone dies suddenly in the Nazirite’s presence, thus defiling the hair that symbolizes their dedication, they must shave their head on the seventh day—the day of their cleansing.
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180 Bible Verses about Shaving

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