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1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD: 3 He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried. 4 All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk. 5 All the days of the vow of his separation there shall no razor come upon his head: until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the LORD, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow. 6 All the days that he separateth himself unto the LORD he shall come at no dead body. 7 He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head. 8 All the days of his separation he is holy unto the LORD. 9 And if any man die very suddenly by him, and he hath defiled the head of his consecration; then he shall shave his head in the day of his cleansing, on the seventh day shall he shave it. 10 And on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: 11 And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall hallow his head that same day. 12 And he shall consecrate unto the LORD the days of his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering: but the days that were before shall be lost, because his separation was defiled. 13 And this is the law of the Nazarite, when the days of his separation are fulfilled: he shall be brought unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: 14 And he shall offer his offering unto the LORD, one he lamb of the first year without blemish for a burnt offering, and one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish for a sin offering, and one ram without blemish for peace offerings, 15 And a basket of unleavened bread, cakes of fine flour mingled with oil, and wafers of unleavened bread anointed with oil, and their meat offering, and their drink offerings. 16 And the priest shall bring them before the LORD, and shall offer his sin offering, and his burnt offering: 17 And he shall offer the ram for a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD, with the basket of unleavened bread: the priest shall offer also his meat offering, and his drink offering. 18 And the Nazarite shall shave the head of his separation at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall take the hair of the head of his separation, and put it in the fire which is under the sacrifice of the peace offerings. 19 And the priest shall take the sodden shoulder of the ram, and one unleavened cake out of the basket, and one unleavened wafer, and shall put them upon the hands of the Nazarite, after the hair of his separation is shaven: 20 And the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the LORD: this is holy for the priest, with the wave breast and heave shoulder: and after that the Nazarite may drink wine. 21 This is the law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law of his separation. 22 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 23 Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel, saying unto them, 24 The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: 25 The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: 26 The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. 27 And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel, and I will bless them.

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1 Raymond Huerta = "A nazarite is "someone set apart." Compare this to Joseph's blessing in Genesis 49:26. Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
2 Raymond Huerta = "The second of these two terms, shekhar, derives from the verb meaning "to intoxicate." Grappa is traditionally attributed to strong drink. See the following for other verses mentioning strong drink:Proverbs 31:4 Judges 13:4 Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
3 Raymond Huerta = "These are the three different restrictions involved in the vow of the nazirite: abstaining from all grape productions, abstention from haircuts, and avoiding any sort of contact with the dead. The last of these three reflects a general regulation regarding impurity in the ancient Near East. The renunciation of wine is very common throughout the Bible (for example, see Proverbs 31:4). When it comes to allowing hair to grow, it is served as a very visible outward sign of the nazirite being "set apart." One of the most famous Nazarite's in the Bible is Samson from Judges (For the start of the Samson story see)Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
4 Raymond Huerta = "A common translation of this phrase is "the crown of his God is on his head," the Hebrew turns on a pun, nezer, which is a common word for "crown," but in context it also means "naziritehood." Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print. "
5 Raymond Huerta = "Referring back to verse 7 "the consecration of his God is upon his head," this verse could also be explained as "the crown of his head." Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
6 Raymond Huerta = "That is, the days until the moment he defiles himself with a corpse are to be canceled, and he must start count of the days of the period he has vowed to be a nazirite. Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
7 Raymond Huerta = "A burnt offering is a voluntary act of devotion to the Lord to atone for unintentional sins, and to commit and surrender to God. God receives the entire portion of the animal in the offering. For example see:Leviticus 1:3 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/1)Leviticus 8:18-21 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/8)Works cited:http://www3.telus.net/public/kstam/en/tabernacle/details/offerings.htm"
8 Raymond Huerta = "A sin offering is mandatory atonement for specific unintentional sins and confession of sin. For examples see:Leviticus 5:1-13 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/5)Leviticus 6:24-30 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/6)Works cited:http://www3.telus.net/public/kstam/en/tabernacle/details/offerings.htm"
9 Raymond Huerta = "A peace offering is a voluntary act of worship in which the fatty portions (fat covering the inner parts; fat tail, kidney, lobe of the liver) of any animal without defect is given to the Lord. For examples see:Leviticus 3 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/3)Leviticus 7:11-34 (https://www.deily.org/bible/kjv/leviticus/7)For more extensive descriptions of different types of offerings see:http://www3.telus.net/public/kstam/en/tabernacle/details/offerings.htm"
10 Raymond Huerta = "This was a performative act of gesturing that formally conveyed what was elevated to God's jurisdiction. This was also communicated to God's agent, the priest. Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
11 Raymond Huerta = "These sacrifices described above in previous verses are required of the person who is making the nazirite vow. Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
12 Raymond Huerta = "This is a biblical idiom, the shining of the face (or eyes) towards someone is a showing of favor or affection.Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."
13 Raymond Huerta = "The use of first-person is important here because it highlights the idea of God's special relationship with Israel. After the declaration of the three blessings in verses 24-26, God will set out over Israel and carry out the blessings himself. Alter, Robert. "Numbers Chapter 6." The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004. Print."