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- noun The vows and practices of a
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-- On the accomplishment of a limited vow of Nazaritism, Nazarites might cut their hair wherever they happened to be (Ac 18: 18); but the hair was to be carefully kept and brought to the door of the sanctuary.
But by the terms of this law an accidental defilement vitiated the whole of his previous observances, and he was required to begin the period of his Nazaritism afresh.
His unshorn locks were a sign of his Nazaritism, and
Christians, who were under a vow of Nazaritism, (which is an instance in point to prove that the first Christians kept the law,) and thus publicly manifest that he himself walked orderly, and kept the law.