Nazarite


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Nazarite

(ˈnæzəˌraɪt)
n
(Bible) another word for Nazarene1, Nazarene2

Nazarite

(ˈnæzəˌraɪt) or

Nazirite

n
(Historical Terms) a religious ascetic of ancient Israel
[C16: from Latin Nazaraeus, from Hebrew nāzīr, from nāzar to consecrate + -ite1]
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Is he a modern Nazarite or a Hebrew prophet left over from olden times?
13) Dreadlocks are part of the Nazarene tradition, biblically inclined following the Nazarite vow (Lev.
In refusing the invitation Bassanio's dinner party, he insists he will not "eat of the habitation which your prophet the Nazarite conjured the devil into
HALKIN INTERLACES JABOTINSKY'S thrilling life with a discussion of the ideas found in his speeches, essays, polemics, and especially his many novels, like 1927's Samson the Nazarite, a retelling of the biblical story in which Samson is portrayed as a free spirit who is called to refashion the Jews into a disciplined martial force.
Zulu prophet Isaiah Shembe (1869-1935) was a messianic figure who led a Nazarite movement.
Concerning the demands of James and all the elders to fulfill the rite and pay for the sacrifices, scholars believe that the mandated rite is of the Nazarite.
On Wednesday evening Jonie Barrett presided and David McEvoy spoke on Law of the Nazarite.
Samson the mythical Nazarite, hated the Philistines for oppressing the Israelis (Jews).
The Bible says: "He told her all his heart, and said unto her, there hath not come a razor upon my head, for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb.
There is some evidence that Yusuf's family actually came from the large Jewish community in the Hejaz; and that Nazareth did not exist in Pontius Pilate's day but was a later naming to explain why JC was called a Nazarene or Nazarite, which was actually the appelation of a sub-sect of the Jewish Essene sect.
They present Talmudic; Rabbinic, and New Testament readings of paganism, Nazarite (the attainment of holiness), keeping the Sabbath, dietary and sexual purity, and lex talionis (the "eye for an eye" law of retaliation.
The person who gives a cup of wine to someone who has taken a Torah oath not to drink wine, without forcing nor explicitly persuading him to drink it, brings the Nazarite physically close to transgressing his vows.