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head

The topmost part of the human body. In the Bible, the word “head” can be used literally (Gen 48:14). Wagging the head in scorn or derision is described in (Ps 109:25 and Mark 15:29). “Head” can also refer to a leader, such as the head of a family (Josh 22:14) or province (Neh 11:3). In Eph 4:15, Jesus is described as the head of the church. It can be used with an opposite noun to designate a limit: “from the sole of the foot even to the head” (Isa 1:6), and thus also “from the beginning to the end” (Eccl 3:11).

Gen 48:14

14But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands ... View more

Ps 109:25

25I am an object of scorn to my accusers;
when they see me, they shake their heads.

Mark 15:29

29Those who passed by derided him, shaking their heads and saying, “Aha! You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days,

Josh 22:14

14and with him ten chiefs, one from each of the tribal families of Israel, every one of them the head of a family among the clans of Israel.

Neh 11:3

3These are the leaders of the province who lived in Jerusalem; but in the towns of Judah all lived on their property in their towns: Israel, the priests, the Le ... View more

Eph 4:15

15But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

Isa 1:6

6From the sole of the foot even to the head,
there is no soundness in it,
but bruises and sores
and bleeding wounds;
they have not been drained, or bound up,
or ... View more

Eccl 3:11

11He has made everything suitable for its time; moreover he has put a sense of past and future into their minds, yet they cannot find out what God has done from ... View more

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