Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #05144 - נָזַר
1) to dedicate, consecrate, separate
1a) (Niphal) to dedicate oneself, devote oneself
1b) (Hiphil) to keep sacredly separate
2) (Hiphil) to be a Nazarite, live as a Nazarite
Nm) rzn (נזר NZR) - Crown: An ornamental placed on the head as a sign of dedication. Also of any sign of dedication such as the shaved head of one who is dedicated. KJV (25): crown, separation, consecration, hair - Strongs: H5145 (נֶזֶר)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָזַר not used in Kal. [“Arab. نذر to consecrate, to vow, i.e. i.q. נָדַר and נָזַר.”]
(1) to separate oneself from any thing, followed by מֵאַחֲרֵי יְהֹוָה to turn aside from the worship of Jehovah, Ezekiel 14:7.
(2) to abstain from any thing, followed by מִן Leviticus 22:2 absol. used of abstinence from meat and drink, Zechariah 7:3, compare verse Zechariah 7:5. (Syr. Ethpe. id.)
(3) to consecrate oneself to any thing, followed by לְ Hosea 2:10 (cogn. is נָדַר to vow, and the Arab. نذر to vow, to consecrate).
(1) causat. to cause any one to separate himself, Leviticus 15:31, וְהִזַּרְתֶּם אֶת־בְּנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵל מִטֻּמְאָתָם “make the children of Israel to separate themselves from their uncleanness,” where the ancient versions have admonish compare Arab. نذر IV., to admonish.
(2) transit. to consecrate, followed by לְ Numbers 6:12.
(3) intrans. i.q. Niphal No. 2, to abstain, followed by מִן Numbers 6:3, and i.q. Niphal No. 3, to consecrate oneself, followed by לַיהוָֹה Numbers 6:2,,.
Derived nouns, נָזִיר, מִנְּזָרִים and
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