Posts Tagged ‘hair’
Can you tell me what the vow was that caused Paul to cut his hair?
Question: Can you tell me what the vow was that caused Paul to cut his hair? Answer: “So Paul still remained a good while. Then he took leave of the brethren and sailed for Syria, and Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He had his hair cut off at Cenchrea, for he had taken a…Read More
Doesn’t I Corinthians 11 prove that Jesus couldn’t have had long hair?
Question: Regarding “Didn’t Jesus have Long Hair?” Don’t you think that I Corinthians 11:11ff shows that Jesus had to have short hair? I read your post regarding this subject and think this text would answer that question. “In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman. For as…Read More
There are people in the Bible with long hair, so it can’t be wrong
Question: This is an old argument. There were men in the Bible who were said to have had long hair. Jehovah forbad Samson to cut his hair and David’s son, Absalom, was said to have cut his hair once annually when it became a burden to him. Absalom clearly wore his hair as he saw…Read More
Why were men in Jesus’ day required to have beards and not shave?
Question: Why were men in Jesus’ day required to have beards and not shave? What is the symbol of the beard? Answer: I’m not aware of any statement in the Bible indicating a requirement to wear a beard. There was an earlier question that talks about beards: Where does the Bible say facial hair is wrong? While…Read More
Does it matter how long was Jesus’ hair?
Question: Interesting and thank you for the insight concerning the length of Jesus’ hair, though it does not seem necessary to teach it. It is true. We don’t know if he had long hair or not. How long would it have to be to be considered long anyway? The Bible doesn’t tell us if he had…Read More
Where does the Bible say facial hair is wrong?
Question: I am a Messianic Jew and I go to Church not a Messianic Congregation yet. Anyway, I have heard that having facial hair is wrong. They say they have biblical proof but they can’t remember where it is and so I am at a loss as to what to do. I have no conviction…Read More
Didn’t Jesus Have Long Hair?
by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Express an idea often enough and people will assume it is true. The expression can be in the form of words or pictures. Consider the common image of Jesus. Photography did not exist at the time of Christ. There are no drawings or paintings of the Messiah which are contemporary with…Read More
Isn’t long hair on men a sign of rebellion only since the 1960s?
Question: In regards to “Why do even non-Christians look down on men with long hair?”, your quote associating long hair with a rebellious attitude is only a post 60’s statement, only. I don’t know of another time when long hair was a sign of ‘rebellion’ outside of the era of the ’60s. Many of the…Read More
Is shaving pubic hair wrong?
Question: Hi there. My wife and I were talking a while back about sex in general. Both of us are Christians and while we were talking the topic of shaving came up. We were wondering is shaving of the pubic area unbiblical? We were unable to find any verses about it. Any help would be…Read More
Why do even non-Christians look down on men with long hair?
Question: Why it is that, even among non-Christians, men are looked down on for having long hair? What harm does it do? Nothing. Not one thing at all. I’ve yet to see one even a slightly logical argument against men having long hair. It could even be said that looking down on men for having…Read More