Jesus Did NOT Have Long Hair
Jesus did not have long hair. That is made up by the abominable catholics and others. Stick to the 66 books of the Bible, all the answers are there.
Again, Jesus did not have long hair. It’s generally believed that a Nazarite has to let his hair grow long, and since Jesus was from Nazareth, there are many who mistakenly identify Him as a Nazarite. There is no such Scriptural evidence. Jesus was a “Nazarene” because He was from Nazareth, but He was not a “Nazarite,” and He did not take the Nazarite vow which was a narrow provision in the Old Testament for a brief period time for a specific people.
A Nazarite could not eat grapes or drink grape juice or eat anything made of the vine. Numbers 6:2-4 says, “Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the Lord: He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink of no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried. All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk.” Hence, our Lord could not have been a Nazarite. Observe the last Passover in Luke 22: 14-18, “And when the hour was come, He sat down, and the twelve apostles with Him. And He said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer: For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. And He took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: For I say unto you I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.”
The Passover was characterized by the fruit of the vine, and as a Nazarite our Lord would not have been allowed to partake of the Passover. He also partook of the fruit of the vine when he instituted the Lord’s Supper. Luke 22:19, 20 says, “And He took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is My body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of Me. Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in My blood, which is shed for you.”
Likewise, a Nazarite could not touch a dead body. Numbers 6:6, “All the days, that he separateth himself unto the Lord he shall come at no dead body.” When our Lord raised the daughter of Jairus in Mark 5:41, the Bible says, “And He took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise.” Then He also touched the bier which contained a dead man’s body in Luke 7:12-15. “Now when He came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow, and much people of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not, And He came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And He delivered him to his mother.”
Since the Nazarite could not touch the fruit of the vine or touch a dead body, and since our Lord did both, we must arrive at the definite conclusion that He was not a Nazarite. So, even if Jesus was a nazarite, He would not necessarily had long hair. The Nazarite vow was taken for only a short period of time. It’s completely forbidden in New Testament times for all men. The Bible says it was just for “days.” In Numbers 6: 5,6, and 13 we read, “All the days of the vow of his separation there shall no razor come upon his head: until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the Lord, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow. All the days that he separateth himself unto the lord he shall come at no dead body, and this is the law of the Nazarite, when the days of his separation are fulfilled: he shall be brought unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.”
After these “days” were over the Nazarite was to shave his head. Numbers 6:18 says, “And the Nazarite shall shave the head of his separation at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall take the hair of the head of his separation, and put it in the fire which is under the sacrifice of the peace-offerings.” So, it is obvious that the Nazarite was as likely to be bald-headed as he was to have long hair. Of course, this argument is needless as the Lord Jesus (GOD) was not a Nazarite.