27 “‘Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.(A)

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20 In that day(A) the Lord will use(B) a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River(C)—the king of Assyria(D)—to shave your head and private parts, and to cut off your beard(E) also.(F)

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Dibon(A) goes up to its temple,
    to its high places(B) to weep;
    Moab wails(C) over Nebo(D) and Medeba.
Every head is shaved(E)
    and every beard cut off.(F)

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I offered my back to those who beat(A) me,
    my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard;(B)
I did not hide my face
    from mocking and spitting.(C)

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14 Just as there were many who were appalled(A) at him[a]
    his appearance was so disfigured(B) beyond that of any human being
    and his form marred beyond human likeness(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 52:14 Hebrew you

37 Every head is shaved(A)
    and every beard(B) cut off;
every hand is slashed
    and every waist is covered with sackcloth.(C)

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God’s Razor of Judgment

“Now, son of man, take a sharp sword and use it as a barber’s razor(A) to shave(B) your head and your beard.(C) Then take a set of scales and divide up the hair.

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