The reason for taking a Nazirite vow, separation to the LordNu 6:1-2 While attention is often focused on Nazirite prohibitions, it is important to note that the primary reason was for separating oneself to God. Both men and women could make the vow; Nu 6:8
The requirements of the Nazirite vowNu 6:2-4 Nazirites must abstain from all produce of the vine; Nu 6:5 Nazirites must not cut their hair; Nu 6:6-7 Nazirites must not touch a dead body.
The rules for re-establishing a broken Nazirite vowNu 6:9-12
The regulations for completing the Nazirite vowNu 6:13-17 The Nazirite vow is completed, first, through prescribed sacrifices; Nu 6:18 The Nazirite vow is completed, second, through cutting off one’s hair and burning it on the altar; Nu 6:19-20 The Nazirite vow is completed, third, through ritual acts performed by the priest.
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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