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Numbers 6 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:1 - And the LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:2 - "Say to the people of Israel, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the LORD,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:3 - he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink; he shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink, and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:4 - All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:5 - "All the days of his vow of separation no razor shall come upon his head; until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the LORD, he shall be holy; he shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:6 - "All the days that he separates himself to the LORD he shall not go near a dead body.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:7 - Neither for his father nor for his mother, nor for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean; because his separation to God is upon his head.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:8 - All the days of his separation he is holy to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:9 - "And if any man dies very suddenly beside him, and he defiles his consecrated head, then he shall shave his head on the day of his cleansing; on the seventh day he shall shave it.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:10 - On the eighth day he shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest to the door of the tent of meeting,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:11 - and the priest shall offer one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering, and make atonement for him, because he sinned by reason of the dead body. And he shall consecrate his head that same day,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:12 - and separate himself to the LORD for the days of his separation, and bring a male lamb a year old for a guilt offering; but the former time shall be void, because his separation was defiled.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:13 - "And this is the law for the Nazirite, when the time of his separation has been completed: he shall be brought to the door of the tent of meeting,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:14 - and he shall offer his gift to the LORD, one male lamb a year old without blemish for a burnt offering, and one ewe lamb a year old without blemish as a sin offering, and one ram without blemish as a peace offering,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:15 - and a basket of unleavened bread, cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil, and their cereal offering and their drink offerings.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:16 - And the priest shall present them before the LORD and offer his sin offering and his burnt offering,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:17 - and he shall offer the ram as a sacrifice of peace offering to the LORD, with the basket of unleavened bread; the priest shall offer also its cereal offering and its drink offering.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:18 - And the Nazirite shall shave his consecrated head at the door of the tent of meeting, and shall take the hair from his consecrated head and put it on the fire which is under the sacrifice of the peace offering.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:19 - And the priest shall take the shoulder of the ram, when it is boiled, and one unleavened cake out of the basket, and one unleavened wafer, and shall put them upon the hands of the Nazirite, after he has shaven the hair of his consecration,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:20 - and the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the LORD; they are a holy portion for the priest, together with the breast that is waved and the thigh that is offered; and after that the Nazirite may drink wine.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:21 - "This is the law for the Nazirite who takes a vow. His offering to the LORD shall be according to his vow as a Nazirite, apart from what else he can afford; in accordance with the vow which he takes, so shall he do according to the law for his separation as a Nazirite."

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:22 - The LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:23 - "Say to Aaron and his sons, Thus you shall bless the people of Israel: you shall say to them,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:24 - The LORD bless you and keep you:

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:25 - The LORD make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you:

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:26 - The LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:27 - "So shall they put my name upon the people of Israel, and I will bless them."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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