New International Version
You are the children of the LORD your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead,
King James Bible
Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye are sons of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for a dead person.
World English Bible
You are the children of Yahweh your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.
Young's Literal Translation
Sons ye are to Jehovah your God; ye do not cut yourselves, nor make baldness between your eyes for the dead;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye are the children of the Lord - The very highest character that can be conferred on any created beings; ye shall not cut yourselves, i. e., their hair, for it was a custom among idolatrous nations to consecrate their hair to their deities, though they sometimes also made incisions in their flesh.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
ye shall not The heathen nations not only did these things in honour of their god, but in grief for the death of a relative
LibraryList of Abbreviations Used in Reference to Rabbinic Writings Quoted in this Work.
THE Mishnah is always quoted according to Tractate, Chapter (Pereq) and Paragraph (Mishnah), the Chapter being marked in Roman, the paragraph in ordinary Numerals. Thus Ber. ii. 4 means the Mishnic Tractate Berakhoth, second Chapter, fourth Paragraph. The Jerusalem Talmud is distinguished by the abbreviation Jer. before the name of the Tractate. Thus, Jer. Ber. is the Jer. Gemara, or Talmud, of the Tractate Berakhoth. The edition, from which quotations are made, is that commonly used, Krotoschin, …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption to sonship; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises.
In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham's offspring.
and, "In the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' there they will be called 'children of the living God.'"
So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,
1 John 3:1
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
"'Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
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