Ezekiel 44:20
Modern Translations
New International Version
"'They must not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but they are to keep the hair of their heads trimmed.

New Living Translation
“They must neither shave their heads nor let their hair grow too long. Instead, they must trim it regularly.

English Standard Version
They shall not shave their heads or let their locks grow long; they shall surely trim the hair of their heads.

Berean Study Bible
They must not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but must carefully trim their hair.

New American Standard Bible
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.

NASB 1995
"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.

NASB 1977
“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.

Amplified Bible
Also they shall not shave their heads, yet they shall not allow their hair to grow long; they shall only cut short or trim their hair.

Christian Standard Bible
“They may not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but are to carefully trim their hair.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They may not shave their heads or let their hair grow long, but must carefully trim their hair.

Contemporary English Version
Priests must never shave their heads when they are mourning. But they must keep their hair properly trimmed and not let it grow too long.

Good News Translation
"Priests must neither shave their heads nor let their hair grow long. They are to keep it a proper length.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'They must not shave their heads or let their hair grow long. They must keep the hair on their heads trimmed.

International Standard Version
Also, they are not to shave their heads nor let their hair grow long. Instead, they are certainly to trim the hair on their heads.

NET Bible
"'They must not shave their heads nor let their hair grow long; they must only trim their heads.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

New King James Version
“They shall neither shave their heads nor let their hair grow long, but they shall keep their hair well trimmed.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only trim the hair of their heads.

New Heart English Bible
"'Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

World English Bible
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

American King James Version
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

American Standard Version
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.

A Faithful Version
Nor shall they shave their heads nor allow their hair to grow long; they shall only trim their heads.

Darby Bible Translation
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long: they shall duly poll their heads.

English Revised Version
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
They shall not also shaue their heades, nor suffer their lockes to growe long, but rounde their heades.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
They shall not shaue their heades, nor suffer their here to growe long, but poule their heades onely.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
They shal not shaue their heades, ner norish the bushe of their hayre, but roude their heades only.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And they do not shave their head, and they do not send forth the lock; they certainly trim their heads.

Young's Literal Translation
And their head they do not shave, and the lock they do not send forth; they certainly poll their heads.

Smith's Literal Translation
And they shall not shave their heads, and shearing, they shall shear their beads.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor wear long heir: but they shall only poll their heads.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now they shall not shave their heads, and they shall not grow long hair. Instead, they shall trim the hair of their heads.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
They shall not shave their heads; they shall not grow their curls, but they shall surely crop their heads

Lamsa Bible
Neither shall they shave their heads nor let their locks grow long; but they shall have their hair cut.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they shall not shave their heads, nor shall they pluck off their hair; they shall carefully cover their heads.








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