The Nazirite Vow1And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2“Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of aa Nazirite ▼
▼ Nazirite means one separated, or one consecratedcto separate himself to the Lord, 3he dshall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried. 4All the days of his separation ▼
▼Or Naziriteshiphe shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins. 5“All the days of his vow of separation, no frazor shall touch his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the Lord, he shall be holy. gHe shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long. 6“All the days that he separates himself to the Lord hhe shall not go near a dead body. 7 iNot even for his father or for his mother, for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean, because his separation to God is on his head. 8All the days of his separation he is holy to the Lord.
Copyright information for ESV