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Judges 13:4

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13:4 Now be careful! Do not drink wine or beer, and do not eat any food that will make you ritually unclean. 1 

Judges 13:7

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13:7 He said to me, ‘Look, you will conceive and have a son. 2  So now, do not drink wine or beer and do not eat any food that will make you ritually unclean. 3  For the child will be dedicated 4  to God from birth till the day he dies.’”

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

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

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

4 tn Traditionally “a Nazirite.”



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