When the king of Ammon died, David sent his servants to comfort the king’s son Hanun in his grieving. This is not to say there weren’t three, all we know for sure is that there were three different types of gifts. Oh Lord, how much You suffered for us. I have heard several people mention that Jesus' beard was plucked out during the scourging. Rabbis, on the other hand let it grow because the OT said it was a shame for a man to cut off the corners of the beard. And in the future you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.” Then the high priest tore his clothing to show his horror and said, “Blasphemy! I gave my back to those who strike, and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard; I hid not my face from disgrace and spitting. Isaiah 50 and historical records suggest that Jesus would probably have had his beard ripped out, but he still has one in the shroud. ii. Besides Isaiah 50:6 is there any reference to jesus having a beard or that beard being ripped off? There are many in the world today who constantly seek to impugn the Gospel of Christ. The only possible reference to Jesus’ beard being plucked comes from the Old Testament: I gave My back to those who strike Me, In the presence of multiple writers, their accounts will differ slightly, although telling the same story. But is the artists rendering of Jesus without a beard correct? In fact, the Bible doesn’t say. King James Bible. Then the high priest said to him, “I demand in the name of the living God—tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.” Jesus replied, “You have said it. It was a mark of disgrace that the Jewish leaders would want to highlight as they conducted their examination of Jesus. The nearness of the cross to the ground is confirmed in the Jewish writings of Yev. When it comes to credibility, how is this glass plate any different from the shroud? Who is the one who struck You?”  ~Matthew 26:59-68. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. 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These practices are used every day by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in determining whether narratives are true or contrived. Under normal circumstances, when a human being sees a blow coming towards his face, a natural mechanism in the brain will cause the person to recoil his head backwards in anticipation of the strike to his head, which lessens the effects of the blow. Understanding that they men who struck Jesus in His face are standing right in front of Him, why would they ask “who hit you?” This makes no sense to the reader until we also read Luke’s account of the same event: They blindfolded him and said, “Prophesy to us! Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. But the Gospel writers did not mention it, which I found surprising. I’m sorry to disappoint you, but yes, Jesus DID have a beard… READ YOUR BIBLE!!! The scripture in Isaiah 50 seems to describe the suffering of Christ. What do you have to say for yourself?” But Jesus remained silent. If a person has had his vision obstructed, as was the case with Jesus when they blindfolded Him and then struck His face, there would be no opportunity to recoil and lessen the severity of the blow. [5] Tosef, Git 7:1 and Git 70b, As the exact time of death was not ascertainable, the fact that a man was seen hanging on a cross was not sufficient evidence of his death (Yev. “He Suffered, Yet He Suffered Not. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Such omissions of facts are often the case in actual eyewitness accounts. It shows a man with long hair and a beard. Jesus experienced the full force of the punches which were targeted at His face and suffered grievous damage to His appearance. But I tell all of you: from this time on you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right side of the Almighty!’ Caiaphas exploded in rage, tore his clothes and shouted: ‘He is blaspheming God! Sometimes I wonder if the people who respond to things have actually fully read what you’ve written. What shall we do with Him?’ The members of the High Council shouted: ‘He must be put to death!’, The Blood of Jesus Cleanses your Conscience. These differences in remembered details is a certain evidence of reliable testimony. ” —Matthew 26:67, Pulling out the beard of a condemned man before crucifixion was a part of the humiliation that was carried out against those who were crucified. King David said in one of his psalms: ‘For I am aware of my rebellious acts; I am forever conscious of my sin’39. However, I could not find a reference to a beard in the New Testament. [1] According to the Pulpit Commentary, the Jews often made use of ripping or shaving off the beard as the ultimate insult during punishment. So based on the scriptural record, the shroud is not Jesus’ burial cloth. Our immediate response to the question posed by the title is YES!!!! In fact, John stated that there were so many things Jesus did, that all the libraries of the world could not contain them. All three have halos over their head.