New International Version
Every head is shaved and every beard cut off; every hand is slashed and every waist is covered with sackcloth.
King James Bible
For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.
Darby Bible Translation
For every head is bald, and every beard clipped; upon all the hands are cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.
World English Bible
For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.
Young's Literal Translation
For every head is bald, and every beard diminished, On all hands cuttings, and on the loins -- sackcloth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For every head shall be bald - These, as we have seen before, were signs of the deepest distress and desolation.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
clipped [heb] diminished
upon the loins
LibraryAugust 8. "Be Like the Dove" (Jer. Xlviii. 28).
"Be like the dove" (Jer. xlviii. 28). Harmless as a dove, is Christ's interpretation of the beautiful emblem. And so the Spirit of God is purity itself. He cannot dwell in an unclean heart. He cannot abide in the natural mind. It was said of the anointing of old, "On man's flesh it shall not be poured." The purity which the Holy Spirit brings is like the white and spotless little plant which grows up out of the heap of manure, or the black soil, without one grain of impurity adhering to its crystalline …
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Meditations for the Sick.
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days.
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.
In the streets they wear sackcloth; on the roofs and in the public squares they all wail, prostrate with weeping.
at that time the LORD spoke through Isaiah son of Amoz. He said to him, "Take off the sackcloth from your body and the sandals from your feet." And he did so, going around stripped and barefoot.
"Both high and low will die in this land. They will not be buried or mourned, and no one will cut themselves or shave their head for the dead.
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.
Gaza will shave her head in mourning; Ashkelon will be silenced. You remnant on the plain, how long will you cut yourselves?
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