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Nazarite

Nazarite (Heb. form Nazirite), the name of such Israelites as took on them the vow prescribed in Numbers 6:2-21 . The word denotes generally one who is separated from others and consecrated to God. Although there is no mention of any Nazarite before Samson, yet it is evident that they existed before the time of Moses. TheContinue reading “Nazarite”

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What is the Nazarite Vow?

What is the Nazarite Vow? The requirements of the Nazarite vow are found primary in the Old Testament passages of Numbers 6:1 – 21, Judges 13:5 – 7, 16:17 and Amos 2:11 – 12. Those who took this (usually) voluntary pledge consecrated himself or herself to some special service to the Eternal. Those who wished to dedicate themselves as a Nazarite could doContinue reading “What is the Nazarite Vow?”