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Dictionaries :: Razor

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


The Nazarites were forbidden to make use of the razor (Num 6:5; Jdg 13:5). At their consecration the Levites were shaved all over with a razor (Num 8:7; Psa 52:2; Eze 5:1).

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ra'-zer (ta‘ar, "knife" (Nu 6:5; Ps 52:2; Isa 7:20; Eze 5:1), morah, "razor" (Jud 13:5; 16:17; 1Sa 1:11)).



Smith's Bible Dictionary


Besides other usages, the practice of shaving the head after the completion of a vow must have created among the Jews a necessity for the special trade of a barber (Leviticus 14:8; Numbers 6:9; 6:18; 8:7; Judges 13:5; Isaiah 7:20; Ezekiel 5:1; Acts 18:18). The instruments of his work were probably, as in modern times, the razor, the basin, the mirror, and perhaps also the scissors. See 2 Samuel 14:26. Like the Levites, the Egyptian priests were accustomed to shave their whole bodies.


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