You must not round off the corners of the hair on your head or ruin the corners of your beard. 1
"‘Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
‘You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.
"Do not trim off the hair on your temples or clip the edges of your beards.
"Don't cut the hair on the sides of your head or trim your beard.
The ends of the hair round your face and on your chin may not be cut off.
You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard.
‘You shall not shave around the sides of your head, nor shall you disfigure the edges of your beard.
Ye shall not round
of your heads
neither shalt thou mar
of thy beard
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You must not
off the corners
of the hair on
of your beard.
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1 tc Heb “and you [singular] shall not ruin the corner of your [singular] beard.” Smr, LXX, Syriac, and Tg. Ps.-J. have the plural pronouns (i.e., “you” and “your” plural) rather than the singular of the MT.