Ezekiel 44:20

NET ©

“‘They must not shave their heads nor let their hair grow long; they must only trim their heads.

NIV ©

"‘They must not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but they are to keep the hair of their heads trimmed.

NASB ©

"Also they shall not shave their heads, yet they shall not let their locks grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads.

NLT ©

"They must neither let their hair grow too long nor shave it off completely. Instead, they must trim it regularly.

MSG ©

"They are to neither shave their heads nor let their hair become unkempt, but must keep their hair trimmed and neat.

BBE ©

They are not to have all the hair cut off their heads, and they are not to let their hair get long, but they are to have the ends of their hair cut.

NRSV ©

They shall not shave their heads or let their locks grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads.

NKJV ©

"They shall neither shave their heads nor let their hair grow long; but they shall keep their hair well trimmed.

KJV
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their heads
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nor suffer their locks
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to grow long
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they shall only
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poll
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their heads
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HEBREW
Mhysar
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Mwok
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Msarw (44:20)
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LXXM
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CONJ
tav
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T-APF
kefalav
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N-APF
autwn
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D-GPM
ou
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ADV
xurhsontai
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V-FMI-3P
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CONJ
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komav
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N-APF
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D-GPM
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ADV
qilwsousin
 
V-FAI-3P
kaluptontev
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kaluqousin
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T-APF
kefalav
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N-APF
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D-GPM
NET © [draft] ITL
“‘They must not
<03808>
shave
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their heads
<07218>
nor
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let their hair
<06545>
grow long; they must only trim
<03697>
their heads
<07218>
.
NET © Notes

sn The shaving of the head was associated with mourning (Ezek 7:18).

sn Letting the hair grow was associated with the taking of a vow (Num 6:5; Acts 21:23-26).