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Did Jesus have long hair?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Most artistic portrayals of Jesus are of a Caucasian male with blue eyes and long, light-brown hair. It is important to understand that this common portrayal is likely not at all what Jesus looked ...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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20150702 091558 L.S. James
Should the Lion of the tribe of Judah be bereft of His mane? To subject the Lord to Pauline address seems somewhat arguable when his issue of men with long hair at Corinth was targeted against the effeminate that prostituted themselves at the Temple of Corinth in the midst of a liberal culture. Jesus, on the other hand, being neither an offspring of the Levites nor a Nazarite, nonetheless fulfilled the Law as the Law-giver Himself. Jesus, as an orthodox Jew of Mizrahi stock may have had locks in keeping with Jewish customs. Jesus without long hair, in my humble opinion, is like a lion without a mane. Should we bereft the Lion of the tribe of Judah of His mane, let alone a full beard? God forbid (cf. Daniel 7:9).

September 25 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Reggie byrum
Jesus of Nazareth---the Nazarene law concerning hair:
Refrain from cutting the hair on one's head; but to allow the locks of the head's hair to grow.

May 01 2017 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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