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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5139 - נָזִר

Transliteration
nâzı̂yr, nâzir
Phonetics
naw-zeer', naw-zeer'  
Word Origin
from (05144)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1340b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) consecrated or devoted one, Nazarite

1a) consecrated one

1b) devotee, Nazarite

1c) untrimmed (vine)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 37 ‑ ἁγιάζω (hag‑ee‑ad'‑zo);  38 ‑ ἁγιασμός (hag‑ee‑as‑mos');  39 ‑ ἅγιον (hag'‑ee‑on);  47 ‑ ἁγνεία (hag‑ni'‑ah);  1392 ‑ δοξάζω (dox‑ad'‑zo);  2233 ‑ ἡγέομαι (hayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (16) NAS (16) HCS (16)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Lamentations 1
Amos 2
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Lamentations 1
Amos 2
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Numbers 6
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Lamentations 1
Amos 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 5
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 5
n-cms 6
n-cmsc 5
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נָזִיר noun masculine Genesis 49:26 one consecrated, devoted (׳נזיר י Sirach 46:13 c (of Samuel); compare Syriac RS Semitic i. 463,2 d ed. 483); — ׳נ absolute Numbers 6:2 5t.; construct נְזִיר Genesis 49:26 4t.; suffix נְזִירֶ֑ךְ Leviticus 25:5; plural נְזִרִים Amos 2:11,12; suffix נְוִדֶיהָ Leviticus 25:11, נְזִירֶיהָ Lamentations 4:7; —

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).

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List of Word Forms
הַנְּזִרִ֖ים הַנָּזִ֑יר הַנָּזִ֔יר הַנָּזִ֖יר הַנָּזִ֗יר הַנָּזִיר֮ הנזיר הנזרים לִנְזִרִ֑ים לנזרים נְזִ֤יר נְזִ֥יר נְזִ֧יר נְזִירֶ֖ךָ נְזִירֶ֙יהָ֙ נְזִרֶֽיהָ׃ נָזִ֔יר נזיר נזיריה נזירך נזריה׃ han·nā·zîr han·nə·zi·rîm hannaZir hannāzîr hanneziRim hannəzirîm lin·zi·rîm linziRim linzirîm nā·zîr naZir nāzîr nə·zi·re·hā nə·zî·re·hā nə·zî·re·ḵā nə·zîr neZir nəzîr neziRecha nəzirehā nəzîrehā neziReiha nəzîreḵā
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