All colloquial terms for nezirut [a period of Nazirite restriction] are the same as nezirut [vows]. One who says, "I will be," is a Nazir. Or, "I will be beautiful," is a Nazir. "Nazik," "naziach," "paziach," he is a Nazir. "I am like this one," "I am to curl my hair," "I am to allow my hair to endure," "It is upon me to let it remain unbound," he is a Nazir. "It is upon me [to offer] birds," Rabbi Meir says: he is a Nazir. The sages say: he is not a Nazir.כל כנויי נזירות כנזירות.האומר אהא, הרי זה נזיר.או אהא נוה, נזיר.נזיק, נזיח, פזיח, הרי זה נזיר.הריני כזה, הריני מסלסל הריני מכלכל, הרי עלי לשלח פרע, הרי זה נזיר.הרי עלי צפרים, רבי מאיר אומר, נזיר.וחכמים אומרים, אינו נזיר."I am a Nazir from the seeds," or "from the husks," or "from the haircut" or "from impurity", he is a Nazir and all the particulars of nezirut are upon him. "I am like Samson," "like the son of Manoach," "like the husband of Delilah," "like the one who uprooted the gates of Gaza," "like the one whose eyes were pierced by the Philistines," he is a Samsonian Nazir. What is the difference an eternal Nazir and a Samsonian Nazir? An eternal Nazir, if his hair weighs heavily on him, he may lighten it with a razor and offer up three animals. And if he becomes impure, he offers up a sacrifice for impurity. A Samsonian Nazir, if his hair weighs heavily on him, he may not lighten it. And if he becomes impure, he does not offer up a sacrifice for impurity.הריני נזיר מן החרצנים, ומן הזגים, ומן התגלחת, ומן הטמאה, הרי זה נזיר וכל דקדוקי נזירות עליו.הריני כשמשון , כבן מנוח, כבעל דלילה, כמי שעקר דלתות עזה, כמי שנקרו פלשתים את עיניו, הרי זה נזיר שמשון .מה בין נזיר עולם לנזיר שמשון.נזיר עולם, הכביד שערו, מקל בתער ומביא שלש בהמות .ואם נטמא, מביא קרבן טמאה.נזיר שמשון, הכביד שערו, אינו מקל.ואם נטמא אינו מביא קרבן טמאה.Standard nezirut is for thirty days. If he said: "I am a Nazir for a large [term]," "I am a Nazir for a small [term]," or even "from here until the end of the world," he is a Nazir for thirty days. "I am a Nazir [for one term] plus one day," "I am a Nazir [for one term] plus one hour," "I am a Nazir for one [term] and a half," this one is a Nazir for two [terms]. "I am a Nazir for thirty days and one hour," [this one is] a Nazir for thirty-one days, for one is not a Nazir by hours.סתם נזירות שלשים יום.אמר הריני נזיר אחת גדולה, הריני נזיר אחת קטנה, אפלו מכאן ועד סוף העולם, נזיר שלשים יום.הריני נזיר ויום אחד, הריני נזיר ושעה אחת , הריני נזיר אחת ומחצה , הרי זה נזיר שתים .הריני נזיר שלשים יום ושעה אחת, נזיר שלשים ואחד יום, שאין נוזרים לשעות."I am a Nazir like the hair of my head," "like the dust of the earth," and "like the sand of the sea" - this one is an eternal Nazir, and shaves once every thirty days. Rebbi says: this one does not shave once every thirty days. And which [type of Nazir] shaves once every thirty days? The one who proclaims: "Behold nezirut is upon me like the hair of my head," "like the dust of the earth," and "like the sand of the sea."הריני נזיר כשער ראשי, וכעפר הארץ, וכחול הים, הרי זה נזיר עולם ומגלח אחת לשלשים יום.רבי אומר, אין זה מגלח אחת לשלשים יום.ואיזהו שמגלח אחת לשלשים יום, האומר הרי עלי נזירות כשער ראשי, וכעפר הארץ, וכחול הים."I am a Nazir as a house-full" or "a box-full", we examine him, if he says, "I became a Nazir for one large [term]," he will be a Nazir for thirty days. And if he says, "I simply became a Nazir," we see the box as if it were full of mustard, and he is a Nazir for all his days.הריני נזיר מלא הבית או מלא הקפה , בודקין אותו, אם אמר אחת גדולה נזרתי, נזיר שלשים יום.ואם אמר סתם נזרתי, רואין את הקפה כאלו היא מלאה חרדל , ונזיר כל ימיו."I am a Nazir from here until such-and-such a place," we calculate how many days from here until that place; if it is less than thirty days, he is a Nazir for thirty days, and if not, he is a Nazir for that number of days.הריני נזיר מכאן עד מקום פלוני, אומדין כמה ימים מכאן עד מקום פלוני, אם פחות משלשים יום, נזיר שלשים יום, ואם לאו, נזיר כמנין הימים."I am a Nazir as the number of days of summer," he counts his nezirut as the number of days of summer. R. Yehuda said: This happened; and when he completed it, he died.הריני נזיר כמנין ימות החמה, מונה נזירות כמנין ימות החמה.אמר רבי יהודה, מעשה היה, כיון שהשלים מת.
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