Numbers 6:7
New International Version
Even if their own father or mother or brother or sister dies, they must not make themselves ceremonially unclean on account of them, because the symbol of their dedication to God is on their head.

New Living Translation
Even if the dead person is their own father, mother, brother, or sister, they must not defile themselves, for the hair on their head is the symbol of their separation to God.

English Standard Version
Not even for his father or for his mother, for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean, because his separation to God is on his head.

Berean Study Bible
Even if his father or mother or brother or sister should die, he is not to defile himself, because the crown of consecration to his God is upon his head.

New American Standard Bible
'He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.

New King James Version
He shall not make himself unclean even for his father or his mother, for his brother or his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.

King James Bible
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Christian Standard Bible
He is not to defile himself for his father or mother, or his brother or sister, when they die, while the mark of consecration to his God is on his head.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is not to defile himself for his father or mother, or his brother or sister, when they die, because the hair consecrated to his God is on his head.

International Standard Version
He is not to defile himself on account of his father, mother, brother, and sister when they die, because the crown of his consecration to God is on his head.

NET Bible
He must not defile himself even for his father or his mother or his brother or his sister if they die, because the separation for his God is on his head.

New Heart English Bible
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his separation to God is on his head.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Even if their own father, mother, brother, or sister dies, they must not make themselves unclean by going near them. Nazarites show their vow to God with their long hair.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his consecration unto God is upon his head.

New American Standard 1977
‘He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.

King James 2000 Bible
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

American King James Version
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is on his head.

American Standard Version
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his separation unto God is upon his head.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
to his father or his mother, or to his brother or his sister; he shall not defile himself for them, when they have died, because the vow of God is upon him on his head.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither shall he make himself unclean, even for his father, or for his mother, or for his brother, or for his sister, when they die, because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Darby Bible Translation
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister when they die; for the consecration of his God is upon his head.

English Revised Version
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because his separation unto God is upon his head.

Webster's Bible Translation
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

World English Bible
He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his separation to God is on his head.

Young's Literal Translation
for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister -- he is not unclean for them at their death, for the separation of his God is on his head;
Study Bible
The Nazirite Vow
6Throughout the days of his separation to the LORD, he must not go near a dead body. 7Even if his father or mother or brother or sister should die, he is not to defile himself, because the crown of consecration to his God is upon his head. 8Throughout the time of his separation, he is holy to the LORD.…
Cross References
Numbers 6:8
Throughout the time of his separation, he is holy to the LORD.

Numbers 9:6
But there were some men who were unclean due to a dead body, so they could not observe the Passover on that day. And they came before Moses and Aaron that same day

Treasury of Scripture

He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is on his head.

unclean

Numbers 9:6
And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:

Leviticus 21:1,2,10-12
And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people: …

Ezekiel 44:25
And they shall come at no dead person to defile themselves: but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that hath had no husband, they may defile themselves.

Consecration.

1 Corinthians 11:10
For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

Lexicon
Even if his father
לְאָבִ֣יו (lə·’ā·ḇîw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

or mother
וּלְאִמּ֗וֹ (ū·lə·’im·mōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 517: A mother, )

or brother
לְאָחִיו֙ (lə·’ā·ḥîw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 251: A brother, )

or sister
וּלְאַ֣חֹת֔וֹ (ū·lə·’a·ḥō·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 269: Sister -- a sister

should die,
בְּמֹתָ֑ם (bə·mō·ṯām)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4194: Death, the dead, their place, state, pestilence, ruin

he is not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to defile himself,
יִטַּמָּ֥א (yiṭ·ṭam·mā)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2930: To be or become unclean

because
כִּ֛י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

the crown of consecration
נֵ֥זֶר (nê·zer)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5145: Something set apart, dedication, unshorn locks, a chaplet

to his God
אֱלֹהָ֖יו (’ĕ·lō·hāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is upon
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his head.
רֹאשֽׁוֹ׃ (rō·šōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head
(7) He shall not make himself unclean . . . --The law of the Nazirite in this respect was equally stringent with that of the high priest (Leviticus 21:11), and more stringent than that which was imposed upon the priests generally (Leviticus 21:2-3).

The consecration.--Better, the separation (Hebrew, nezer). So also in Numbers 6:9.

Verse 7. - He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother. The same injunction had been given to the priests (Leviticus 21:12) - "for the crown of the anointing oil of his God is upon him." A similar reason restrained the Nazirite. Because the consecration of his God is upon his head, i.e., because he wears the unshorn locks which are the outward sign of his separation unto God. The hair of the Nazirite was to him just what the diadem on the mitre was to the high priest, what the sacred chrism was to the sons of Aaron. Both of these are called by the word nezer (Exodus 29:6; Leviticus 21:12), from the same root as nazir. It was thought by some of the Jewish doctors that in these three particulars - the untouched growth of the hair, the abstinence from the fruit of the vine (cf. Genesis 9:20), and the seclusion from the dead - the separated life of the Nazirite reproduced the unfallen life of man in paradise. This may have had some foundation in fact, but the true explanation of the three rules is rather to be found in the spiritual truth they teach in a simple and forcible way. He who has a holy ambition to please God must

(1) devote to God the whole forces of his being, undiminished by any wont and use of the world;

(2) abstain not only from pleasures which are actually dangerous, but from such as have any savour of moral evil about them;

(3) subordinate his most sacred private feelings to the great purpose of his life.
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