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  Nazirite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nazarite is "holy unto the Lord" (Numbers 6:8) and must keep himself from becoming ritually unclean.
The practice of a Nazarite vow is part of the obscurity of the Greek term "Nazarene" that appears in the New Testament; the sacrifice of a lamb and the offering of bread does suggest a relationship with Christian symbolism.
When Paul is advised to take the Nazarite vow, although in the previous verse it is stated he is meeting with James, the author of Acts clearly ascribes the advice to the general group of elders.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nazarite
At the expiration of the period determined by the vow the Nazarite brought to the sanctuary various offerings, and with symbolical ceremonies including the shaving of the head and the burning of the hair with the fire of the peace offering, he was restored by the priest to his former liberty (Num., vi, 13-21).
In a passage of Amos (ii, 11, 12) the Nazarites are expressly mentioned together with the Prophets, as young men raised up by the Lord, and the children of Israel are reproached for giving them wine to drink in violation of their vow.
Nazarites appear in New Testament times, and reference is made to them for that period not only in the Gospel and Acts, but also in the works of Josephus (cf.
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 NAZARITE - LoveToKnow Article on NAZARITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The law in question is in its preser~t form post-exilic, and is plainly directed to the regulation of a known usage.
Among the later Jews the Nazarite vow, of course, corresponded with the legal ordinance, which was further developed by the scribes in their usual manner (Mishna, tractate Nazir; cf.
On the other hand, in the earliest historical case, that of Samson, and in the similar case of Samuel (who, however, is not called a Nazarite), the head remains unshorn throughout life, and in these times the ceremonial observances as to uncleanness must have been less precise.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - NAZARITE:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samson was a Nazarite, whose mother abstained from wine during her pregnancy.
The Nazarite law was minutely developed in post-Biblical times and became authoritative, while the popularity of Nazariteship and the influence it exercised on men's minds appear from its numerous regulations, which form a voluminous treatise of the Mishnah, and from the many expressions and phrases accompanying the taking of the vow.
The expenses of the offerings of poor Nazarites were borne by the wealthy, this charitable obligation being expressed by the phrase "to have [his head] shorn"; and King Agrippa had many Nazarites "shorn" (Josephus, "Ant." xix.
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 The Nazarite Vow - Part 2
The voluntary aspect of the Nazarite in his separation of himself or herself to the Lord emphasizes the positive, practical power of separation, which was followed as a matter of course by separation from the three more outward, negative aspects, which are detailed.
But as the life of Samson shows, to be a Nazarite and let the locks of the hairs of the head grow, with all that it symbolized, was the secret of his strength.
We also notice that a Nazarite was not to make himself unclean "for his father or for his mother or for his brother or for his sister when they die.' This provided an even greater test for the devotedness of the Nazarite, which requires further consideration.
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 Dawn Christadelphians. The Law of Moses: Chapter 30. Robert Roberts
The Nazarite, or separated one, was not to drink wine during the time of separation, nor to eat anything yielded by the vine, whether grapes or raisins, or vinegar, or husk, or kernel.
It would not really be so; the Nazarite would be none the less a lover of his friends, because he could not take part in the usual demonstrations of sorrow: it would merely be the case of one love being over-ridden by another and a greater.
The Nazarite was reckoned in that case as having "sinned by the dead" (verse 11), and he was required to "offer two turtles or two young pigeons" at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
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 Answer-24
Nazarites on the other hand choose to be priests, they do not have to be Nazarites.
Nazarites are not only considered acceptable or clean as the Kohanim, they are kodesh (set-apart).
I believe that the Prophets were also Nazarites themselves or that Prophets and Nazarites may have traveled and worked together, the Prophets prophesying and the Nazarites being a witness to the prophesy.
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 Nazarites
Nazarites took a vow of total separation from the community for a short time (or occasionally, for life).
The creed of the Nazarite began with a vow taken by the individual, or by the parents before the birth of a child.
It was here that the Nazarites could take their vows of separation, or terminate their vows and have their hair cut.
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 Nazarite
Nazarite, Hebrew nazar, dedicate, is a vow of a peculiar kind which may be taken by either sex that sets them apart from others for the service of God.
In accordance to this view, the Nazarite is a crowned one, because he has "the crown of God upon his head" (Numbers 6:7), evidently in allusion to the mass of uncut hair, which was considered an ornament (2 Samuel 14:25, 26).
The Nazarite laws could only be kept in Erez Israel and, although they have been renewed in repent years, there are no references to Nazarites in the Middle Ages.
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 Crosswalk.com
The vow of a Nazarite involved these three things, (1) abstinence from wine and strong drink, (2) refraining from cutting the hair off the head during the whole period of the continuance of the vow, and (3) the avoidance of contact with the dead.
When the period of the continuance of the vow came to an end, the Nazarite had to present himself at the door of the sanctuary with (1) a he lamb of the first year for a burnt-offering, (2) a ewe lamb of the first year for a sin-offering, and (3) a ram for a peace-offering.
Nazarites retired to the temple during the last period of seven days, because they could be secure there against any accidental defilement" (Lindsay's Acts).
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 Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible [Numbers, Chapter VI].   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A remedial law in case a Nazarite happened to be polluted by the touch of a dead body, ver.
The Nazarites must be devoted to God, employed for him, and their minds intent upon him; they must keep themselves pure in heart and life, and be in every thing conformable to the divine image and will; this is to be holy, this is to be a Nazarite indeed.
The Jews say that the time of a Nazarite's vow could not be less than thirty days; and if a man said, "I will be a Nazarite but for two days," yet he was bound for thirty; but it should seem Paul's vow was for only seven days (Acts xxi.
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 Nazarite (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Although there is no mention of any Nazarite before Samson, yet it is evident that they existed before the time of Moses.
After these sacrifices were offered by the priest, the Nazarite cut off his hair at the door and threw it into the fire under the peace-offering.
Paul consented, paid the charges, and when the last seven days of the vow began he went with them to live in the temple, giving the usual notice to the priests that he had joined in regular fashion, was a sharer with the four men, and that his vow would end with theirs.
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 Christian Bible Studies-Kevin Taylor-The Nazerite Vow
The Nazarite chapter is an excellent foundation for anyone seeking the Lord, In fact, when the Holy Spirit is leading you will always find biblical bases for it somewhere in the Bible.
First things first, note that this teaching refers to the voluntary vow (Samson and John the Baptist were Nazarite's from birth but we’re not looking at that today) If you intend spending time praying and fasting, then do it because you believe its right and not because someone else is pressurizing you.
The Nazarite would still eat and drink, but not what he normally would and the Lord set the stakes not the Nazarite.
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 John Darby's Synopsis of the Bible
There were three things connected with this separation The Nazarite was to drink no wine; he was to let his hair grow; and he was not to make himself unclean for the dead.
Secondly, the Nazarite let his hair grow: it was neglecting self in yielding oneself to the will of God, renouncing one's dignity and rights as a man; for a long head of hair marked, on the one hand, in a man, the neglect of his person; and on the other, subjection—power on the head.
Lastly, when the Nazarite vow was fulfilled, all the sacrifices were offered, and the hair of the head of his separation was burnt in the fire which consumed the sacrifice of the peace-offerings: a type of the full communion which is the result of the sacrifice of Christ.
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 THE REPROACH OF THE NAZARITE
Part of the explanation is that the vow of the Nazarite was of such deep consecration that it superseded the earthly designation of gender.
The Nazarite, through the vow he or she took, would be blessed by being able to do more than a human being could accomplish without God's supernatural ability, as communicated through the first word for separate, in relation to the vow.
The point of all this was that the person who vowed was to become dead to the passions of the world, which even included the emotional attachments to those whom he or she loved.
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 The Nazarite commitment - Bible commentary on Numbers 6
Although it was not the guilt of the man with a vow, special atonement was needed for the Nazarite.
18 And the Nazarite shall shave the head of his separation at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall take the hair of the head of his separation, and put it in the fire which is under the sacrifice of the peace offerings.
21 This is the law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law of his separation.
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 Bible Concordance: Nazarite (8 Occurrences)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Numbers 6:18 And the Nazarite shall shave the head of his separation at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall take the hair of the head of his separation, and put it in the fire which is under the sacrifice of the peace offerings.
Numbers 6:21 This is the law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law of his separation.
Judges 13:5 For, lo, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and no razor shall come on his head: for the child shall be a Nazarite unto God from the womb: and he shall begin to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines.
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 Nazarite - OrthodoxWiki
A Nazarite or Nazirite (Nazir in Hebrew) was a Jew who took an ascetic vow as described in Numbers 6:1-21.
The term Nazarite comes from the Hebrew word nazir meaning "consecrated" or "separated." The Nazarite is "holy unto the Lord" (Numbers 6:8) and must keep himself from becoming ritually unclean.
Two examples of Nazarites in the Hebrew Bible are Samson (Judges 13:5), and Samuel (I Kingdoms 1:11).
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 Oblivions Gate / RazorsKiss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The third Biblical Nazarite was John the Baptist, of whom Jesus said "Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist".
The Nazarite Vow, like many other things in the Bible, was a foreshadowing of the decision required to become a New Testament disciple.
A Nazarite can “eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk” (v.
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NAZARITE VOW He was not to drink wine or strong drink.
The sin offering of the Nazarite 11 `And the priest shall offer one for a sin offering and {the} other for a burnt offering, and make atonement for him concerning his sin because of the {dead} person.
And that same day he shall consecrate his head, 12 and shall dedicate to the LORD his days as a Nazirite, and shall bring a male lamb a year old for a guilt offering; but the former days shall be void because his separation was defiled.
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 NAZARITE - Online Information article about NAZARITE
Jews the Nazarite vow, of course, corresponded with the legal See also:
Samuel (who,319 however, is not called a Nazarite), the See also:
time the Nazarites had an importance—perhaps even an organization—parallel to that of the prophets, but of a very different religious type from the Canaanite nature-See also:
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 Fruit of the Vine: What is it?
Note, it matters not how holy the Nazarite may have been; he must have sinned somewhere, because at the end of his vow he had to bring a sin offering, and a peace offering, and then he was permitted to drink wine.
NAZIR-Separate, i.e., an unpruned vine, unshorn, Nazarite (by a false alliteration) with Nazareth.
No Nazarite could ever partake of the Lord's Supper, whether it be wine, or grape juice, because any part of the fruit of the vine was forbidden.
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 The Temple--Its Ministry and Services: Chapter 19
The law concerning the Nazarite vow (Num 6) seems to imply, that it had been an institution already existing at the time of Moses, which was only further defined and regulated by him.
For the term Nasir is evidently derived from nazar, to separate, and 'the vow of a Nazarite' was to separate himself unto Jehovah (Num 6:2).
Lastly, the Mishnah determines that a master could not annul the Nazarite vow of his slave; and that, if he prevented him from observing it, the slave was bound to renew it on attaining his liberty.
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 Beth Immanuel Sabbath Fellowship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Because a Nazarite vow can only be truly fulfilled at the Temple, the Sages say that one who takes and completes a Nazarite vow outside of the land of Israel must repeat the vow within the land of Israel.
Regardless of which situation it is that Paul was in, the terms of the Nazarite vow necessitated that he return to Jerusalem and the Temple to make the necessary sacrifices and to have his hair shaved in the Temple.
Perhaps the Nazarite vow was the laymen's response to the priesthood.
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 THE NAZARITE
This only is declared, that Nazarites, obeying a strong impulse, gave themselves peculiarly to God.
The Nazarite, passing the appointed gate, enters again upon his sacred course.
For surely this full train of pardon-petitioning sacrifice distinctly states, that the Nazarite's devoted course still needed to be cleansed.
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 John the Baptist in the News
The aspect of separation during a Nazarite vow is clearly understood.
The Prophet Samuel is supposed by many to have been a lifelong Nazarite because when the angel announced his birth she was commanded not to cut his hair (1 Samuel 1:11).
Other than the example of Samuel (who MAY have been a Nazarite and WAS a prophet) and John the Baptist (who MAY have been a Nazarite and WAS a prophet), and this verse in Amos where prophets and Nazarites are mentioned together (although not equated), the connection is circumstantial.
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 The Nazarite's Vow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Before entering upon the subject of the Nazarite's Vow I should like to say very plainly that the salvation of a sinner depends altogether upon Christ and His perfect work on the cross, and it is received only by faith.
The holy is not sought, not the unholy shunned, with that intensity of purpose which once burned brightly in the soul; and ere long the once devoted saint drifts along with the circumstances by which he is surrounded, with little exercise and less joy, and completely shorn of the beauty of his Nazariteship.
The Nazarite was found in a condition which, according to the thoughts of nature, was one of reproach and shame.
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