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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #05139 - נָזִר
1) consecrated or devoted one, Nazarite
1a) consecrated one
1b) devotee, Nazarite
1c) untrimmed (vine)
1 of prince, ruler, as consecrated: נְזִיר אֶחָיו Lamentations 49:26 (poem in J), one consecrated among his brethren, = Deuteronomy 33:16; compare נְזִירֶיהָ Lamentations 4:7 her princes.
2 specifically of one dedicated to׳י by vow involving abstinence from intoxicants, from touching corpse, and from cutting hair (compare נֵזֶר
2), devotee (GFM), Nazirite: אֱלּהִים׳נ God's devotee, of Samson Judges 13:5,7; Judges 16:17 (exceptionally, from birth); usually voluntary Amos 2:11,12, and for limited time, compare ׳נֶדֶר נ Numbers 6:2 (of man or woman; compare Peritz JBL xvii (1898), 128), ׳תּוֺרַת נ Numbers 6:13; Numbers 6:21, also Numbers 6:18; Numbers 6:19; Numbers 6:20 (all P; compare also נֵזֶר). — On Naz. see GFM Judges 13:5 Dr Amos 2:11, especially Grill JPTh. 1880,645-680 Now Archaeology ii, § 97 Benz Archaeology 429f. Gray JThs. Jan. 1900,201ff.
3 = untrimmed vine (like Nazirite with unshorn hair) Leviticus 25:5,11 (H P).