baldness

baldness

A hairless head condition signifying purification (Lev 14:9), deprivation (Isa 3:24), defeat (Isa 15:2), repentance (Isa 22:12), or existence under the threat of destruction (Jer 47:5; Ezek 7:18; Amos 8:10). See also Hair.

Lev 14:9

9On the seventh day he shall shave all his hair: of head, beard, eyebrows; he shall shave all his hair. Then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe his body in wa ... View more

Isa 3:24

24Instead of perfume there will be a stench;
and instead of a sash, a rope;
and instead of well-set hair, baldness;
and instead of a rich robe, a binding of sac ... View more

Isa 15:2

2Dibon has gone up to the temple,
to the high places to weep;
over Nebo and over Medeba
Moab wails.
On every head is baldness,
every beard is shorn;

Isa 22:12

12In that day the Lord GOD of hosts
called to weeping and mourning,
to baldness and putting on sackcloth;

Jer 47:5

5Baldness has come upon Gaza,
Ashkelon is silenced.
O remnant of their power!
How long will you gash yourselves?

Ezek 7:18

18They shall put on sackcloth,
horror shall cover them.
Shame shall be on all faces,
baldness on all their heads.

Amos 8:10

10I will turn your feasts into mourning,
and all your songs into lamentation;
I will bring sackcloth on all loins,
and baldness on every head;
I will make it li ... View more

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