Sentence Examples

  • But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.
  • Berenice, who was fulfilling a Nazarite vow, interposed in vain.
  • The acts of religion partake of the general simplicity of desert life; apart from the private worship of household gods and the oblations and salutations offered at the graves of departed kinsmen, the ritual observances of the ancient Arabs were visits to the tribal sanctuary to salute the god with a gift of milk, first-fruits or the like, the sacrifice of firstlings and vows (see Nazarite and Passover), and an occasional pilgrimage to discharge a vow at the annual feast and fair of one of the more distant holy places (see MEccA).
  • NAZARITE, or rather Nazirite, the name given by the Hebrews to a peculiar kind of devotee.
  • The characteristic marks of a Nazarite were unshorn locks and abstinence from wine (Judges xiii.

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