Saturday, July 21, 2018

Annuling a woman's Nazirite vow

PROF. FRANCIS LANDY: Can a Husband Annul His Wife’s Nazirite Vow? (
Numbers 6 allows women to take the nazirite vow, rendering them “holy to YHWH” with a temporary, quasi-priestly status. Numbers 30, however, grants fathers and husbands veto power over vows made by women under their auspices, but without mentioning the nazirite vow. How are we to understand the relationship between these two chapters?

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