Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Say to the children of Israel, If a man or a woman takes an oath to keep himself separate and give himself to the Lord;
For you are with child and will give birth to a son; his hair is never to be cut, for the child is to be separate to God from his birth; and he will take up the work of freeing Israel from the hands of the Philistines.
And opening all his heart to her, he said to her, My head has never been touched by a blade, for I have been separate to God from the day of my birth: if my hair is cut off, then my strength will go from me and I will become feeble, and will be like any other man.
And some of your sons I made prophets, and some of your young men I made separate for myself. Is it not even so, O children of Israel? says the Lord.
For he will be great in the eyes of the Lord; he will not take wine or strong drink; and he will be full of the Spirit of God from his birth.
1 Samuel 16:12
So he sent and made him come in. Now he had red hair and beautiful eyes and pleasing looks. And the Lord said, Come, put the oil on him, for this is he.
Make me free from sin with hyssop: let me be washed whiter than snow.
Song of Songs 5:10
My loved one is white and red, the chief among ten thousand.
And at the end of ten days their faces seemed fairer and they were fatter in flesh than all the young men who had their food from the king's table.