Nehemiah 13:25

And I contended with them, and pronounced them cursed, and struck certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, You shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Curse, or excommunicated them, (Calmet) the guilty parents. (Haydock) Shaved. Hebrew and Septuagint, "plucked off their hair "by the roots, for greater torment. Sometimes quicklime was then sprinkled on the head, (Calmet) as adulterers were treated at Athens. Schol. Aristoph. King Artaxerxes changed this punishment, and ordered that his officers should be forbidden to wear the tiara instead. Domitian caused the hair and beard of Apollonius to be shaven. (Phi lost. iii. 14.) (Calmet) That they. Hebrew, "Ye shall not"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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