For example, in Leviticus, if a man take his brother's wife, then that is "uncleanness", niddah.
These are just a few of the things hair has symbolized for women throughout time: • Femininity: History shows that hair is a symbol of femininity.
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The noun niddah occurs 25 times in the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible.
The majority of these uses refer to forms of uncleanliness in Leviticus.