Natsarim and Nazirite

ARE THESE RELATED WORDS Natsar & Nazir -- A Crash Study THE WORD NATSAR There is usually some initial confusion with the words Natsar and Nazir. The original Hebrew for Nazarene is based on the root natsar, and means to watch -- this is because the area around the burg Natsareth was named for it, hence the word Gennetsaret (vale of Netsar) -- referring to the whole district. Natsarith as it is sometimes transliterated, was a community with a view. It was built on a hilltop. Natsarith's root...