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Judges 13:7

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13:7 He said to me, ‘Look, you will conceive and have a son. 1  So now, do not drink wine or beer and do not eat any food that will make you ritually unclean. 2  For the child will be dedicated 3  to God from birth till the day he dies.’”

1 tn See the note on the word “son” in 13:5, where this same statement occurs.

2 tn Heb “eat anything unclean.” Certain foods were regarded as ritually “unclean” (see Lev 11). Eating such food made one ritually “contaminated.”

3 tn Traditionally “a Nazirite.”



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