Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.
"For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'
"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, 'When a man or woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to dedicate himself to the LORD,
"Now therefore, be careful not to drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing.
"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'
Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts.
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations."
But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased