For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be gashes, and upon the loins sackcloth.
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George Leo Haydock
Shaven, or "clipt "(Protestants; Haydock) as in mourning.
Tied. Hebrew, "cut "chap. xvi. 6. (Calmet)
Such signs of mourning were usual in those countries. The Romans let their hair grow. (Cicero, pro Sestio.) (Worthington)