Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Numbers 6:5

All the days of his vow of purification no razor shall come upon his head; until the days are fulfilled for which he vowed to the Lord; he shall be holy. Then he shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow.


  1. Samson and Paul are some of the well-known Biblical characters who took Nazarite vows.

  2. Mine is

    Numbers 4:30 Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the Tent of Meeting.

  3. Stacy,

    *snapsfingers* I'm always forgetting that Paul took a Nazarite vow. Thanks! Everyone remembers Samson, though.

  4. Susanne,

    Heh. Oh, Numbers. Such a fun book. :)

  5. St. John the Forerunner.

    And this is the reason why Russian Orthodox priests and monastics grow their hair long.

  6. Alana,

    I didn't realize that was why they let their hair grow. Very interesting, thanks. :)


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