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I remember coming across the word Nazirite and was taught earlier on it meant someone from Nazareth that mainly being Jesus which was to fufil the prophecy of Jesus. However coming across a video which covered this point illustrated that the prophecy was talking of Samson being a Nazritie. It's not a person of a particular geographical location. But vows of the book of Numbers from the Old Testament which includes not cutting hair and not drinking alcohol. n the Hebrew Bible, a Nazirite or Nazarite, (in Hebrew: נזיר, nazir), refers to one who voluntarily took a vow described in Numbers 6:1–21. The proper noun "Nazarite" comes from the Hebrew word nazir meaning "consecrated" or "separated".This vow required the man or woman to: Abstain from wine, wine vinegar, grapes, raisins, intoxicating liquors, vinegar distilled from such substances, and eating or drinking any substance that contains any trace of grapes.Refrain from cutting the hair on one's head; but to allow the locks of the head's hair to grow. Not to become impure by corpses or graves, even those of family members. After following these requirements for a designated period of time (which would be specified in the individual's vow), the person would immerse in a mikveh and make three offerings: a lamb as a burnt offering (olah), a ewe as a sin-offering (hatat), and a ram as a peace offering (shelamim), in addition to a basket of unleavened bread, grain offerings and drink offerings, which accompanied the peace offering. They would also shave their head in the outer courtyard of the Temple (the Jerusalem Templefor Judaism) and then place the hair on the same fire as the peace offering. (Numbers 6:18) The Nazirite is described as being "holy unto YHWH" (Numbers 6:8), yet at the same time must bring a sin offering. This has led to divergent approaches to the Nazirite in the Talmud, and later authorities, with some viewing the Nazirite as an ideal, and others viewing him as a sinner. In Modern Hebrew the word "nazir" is commonly used for monks, both Christian and Buddhist - this meaning having largely displaced the original Biblical meaning. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazirite It seems many of us conclude the vedas are older then the bible (the old mainly), and greek philosophers take the origin of the Jews being from India. Is it possible the original rehat of akal purkh given prior the vedas of kesh was taken this way. Is YHWH = VHGR Vaheguru ? Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard." - Leviticus 19:27 BIBLE The bible also does say a man who doesn't cut his hair is an abomination 1 Corinthians 11:14 - Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?