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  • 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.
  • 11 seq.); but full regulations for the legal observance of the Nazarite vow are given in Num.
  • Vi., where every product of the grape-vine is forbidden, and the Nazarite is enjoined not to approach a dead body, even that of his nearest relative.
  • It contemplates the assumption of the vow for a limited period only, and gives particular details as to the atoning ceremonies at the sanctuary by which the vow must be recommenced if broken by accidental defilement, and the closing sacrifice, at which the Nazarite on the expiry of his vow cuts off his hair and burns it on the altar, thus returning to ordinary life.
 

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