ξυράω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ξυράω
Greek transliteration: 
xyraō
Simplified transliteration: 
xyrao
Principal Parts: 
ξυρήσω, -, -, ἐξύρημαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3587
GK Number: 
3834
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1a)
Gloss: 
to have one's hair shaved
Definition: 

to cut off the hair, shear, shave, Acts 21:24; 1 Cor. 11:5, 6*

Greek-English Concordance for ξυράω

Acts 21:24

Take these men and purify yourself along with them and pay their expenses that they may shave (xyrēsontai | ξυρήσονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) their heads, and everyone will know that there is nothing in what they have been told about you, but that you yourself walk keeping the law.

1 Corinthians 11:5

but any wife who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered disgraces her head, for it is one and the same as a woman who has her head shaved (exyrēmenē | ἐξυρημένῃ | perf pass ptcp dat sg fem).

1 Corinthians 11:6

For if a woman will not cover her head, she should cut her hair short. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut short or have her head shaved (xyrasthai | ξυρᾶσθαι | pres mid inf ), she should cover her head.