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the Meam Loez on Bereishis says the lion was given a beard to give it a majestic appearance (since it is king of the animals). Hence, a beard is supposed to give a majestic appearance. So too regarding man. Judaism views man as a the crowning glory and ultimate purpose of creation. Perhaps not shaving the beard is to remind a person of his great importance ...

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