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Nazirite

Nazirite (Heb., nazar, ‘dedicate’). A Jewish ascetic who vows to abstain from grape products, from cutting hair, and from touching a corpse. The rules for Nazirites are described in Numbers 6. 1–21 and in the tractate ‘Nazir’ in the order Nāshim of the Mishnah.

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Nazirite an Israelite consecrated to the service of God, under vows to abstain from alcohol, let the hair grow, and avoid defilement by contact with corpses (Numbers 6).

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