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Baldness. Natural baldness seems to have been uncommon, since it exposed people to public derision. Lev. 13:29; 2 Kings 2:23; Isa. 3:24; 15:2; Jer. 47:5; Ezek. 7:18. Artificial baldness marked the conclusion of a Nazarite’s vow, Num. 6:9; Acts 18:18, and was a sign of mourning.