The law of the Nazarites.
Numbers 6:1 And the Lorde spake vnto Moses saynge: Numbers 6:2 speake vnto ye childre of Israel and saye vnto them: when ether man or woman appoynteth to vowe a vowe of abstinence for to abstene vnto the Lorde Numbers 6:3 he shall abstene from wyne and stronge drynke and shall dryncke no vynegre of wyne or of stronge drynke nor shal drynke what soeuer is pressed out of grapes: and shal eate no fresh grapes nether yet dryed as loge as his abstinece edureth. Numbers 6:4 Moreouer he shall eate nothyng yt is made of the vynetre no not so moch as ye cornels or the huske of the grape. Numbers 6:5 And as longe as the vowe of his abstinece endureth there shall no rasure nor sheres come apon his heed vntill his dayes be out which he fasteth vnto the Lorde and he shalbe holy and shall let the lockes of his heer growe. Numbers 6:6 As longe as he abstencth vnto the Lorde he shall come at no deed bodye: Numbers 6:7 he shall not make him selfe vncleane at the deeth of his father mother brother or syster. for the abstinece of his God is apon his heed. Numbers 6:8 And therfore as longe as his abstynence lasteth he shalbe holy vnto the Lorde. Numbers 6:9 And yf it fortune that any man by chaunce dye sodenly before him and defyle the heed of his abstinece then must he shaue his heed the daye of his clesynge: euen the seuenth daye he shall shaue it. Numbers 6:10 And the eyght daye he shall brynge .ij. turtles or .ij. yonge pigeons to the preast vnto ye dore of ye tabernacle of witnesse Numbers 6:11 And ye preast shall offer the one for a synofferynge and the other for a burntofferynge and make an atonement for him as concernynge that he synned apon the deed and shall also halowe his heed the same daye Numbers 6:12 and he shall abstene vnto the Lorde the tyme of his abstinencye and shall brynge a lambe of an yere olde for a trespace offerynge: but the dayes yt were before are lost because his abstinence was defyled.
Numbers 6:13 This is the lawe of the absteyner when the tyme of his abstinece is out. he shalbe broughte vnto ye dore of ye tabernacle of witnesse Numbers 6:14 and he shall brynge his offerynge vnto ye Lord: an he labe of a yere olde without blemysh for a burntofferynge and a she lambe of a yere olde without blemysh for a synofferynge a ram without blemysh also for a peaseofferynge Numbers 6:15 and a basket of swete breed of fyne floure myngled with oyle and wafers of swete bred anoyntyd with oyle with meatofferynges ad drynkofferynges that longe thereto. Numbers 6:16 And the preast shall brynge him before ye Lorde and offer his synofferynge and his burntofferynge Numbers 6:17 and shall offer yt ram for a peaseofferynge vnto ye Lorde with the basket of swete brede ad the preast shall offer also his meatofferynge and his drynkofferynge. Numbers 6:18 And ye absteyner shall shaue his heed in ye dore of ye tabernacle of witnesse ad shall take the heer of his sober heed and put it in ye fyre which is vnder the peaseofferynge. Numbers 6:19 Then the preast shall take the sodden shulder of ye ram ad one swete cake out of ye basket and one swete wafer also ad put them in the hade of the absteyner after he hath shaue his abstinece of Numbers 6:20 and the preast shall waue them vnto the Lorde which offerynge shalbe holy vnto the preast with ye wauebrest and heue shulder: and then the absteyner maye drynke wyne. Numbers 6:21 This is the lawe of the absteyner which hath vowed his offerynge vnto ye Lorde for his abstynence besydes that his hade can gete And acordyng to the vowe which he vowed euen so he must doo in the lawe of his abstinence.
The form of blessing the people.
Numbers 6:22 And the Lorde talked with Moses sayenge: Numbers 6:23 speake vnto Aaron and his sonnes sayege: of this wise ye shall blesse the childern of Ysrael saynge vnto them. Numbers 6:24 The lorde blesse the and kepe the. Numbers 6:25 The lorde make his face shyne apon the and be mercyfull vnto the. Numbers 6:26 The lorde lifte vpp his countenaunce apo the and geue the peace Numbers 6:27 for ye shall put my name apon the childern of Ysrael that I maye blesse them.