Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And Jephthah took an oath to the Lord, and said, If you will give the children of Ammon into my hands,

New American Standard Bible

Jephthah made a vow to the Lord and said, “If You will indeed give the sons of Ammon into my hand,

King James Version

And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands,

Holman Bible

Jephthah made this vow to the Lord: “If You will hand over the Ammonites to me,

International Standard Version

Jephthah made this solemn vow to the LORD: "If you truly give the Ammonites into my control,

A Conservative Version

And Jephthah vowed a vow to LORD, and said, If thou will indeed deliver the sons of Ammon into my hand,

American Standard Version

And Jephthah vowed a vow unto Jehovah, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver the children of Ammon into my hand,

Amplified

Jephthah made a vow to the Lord and said, “If You will indeed give the Ammonites into my hand,

Darby Translation

And Jephthah made a vow to the LORD, and said, "If thou wilt give the Ammonites into my hand,

Julia Smith Translation

And Jephthah will vow a vow to Jehovah, and he will say, If giving, thou wilt give the sons of Ammon into my hand,

King James 2000

And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If you shall without fail deliver the children of Ammon into my hands,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jephthah made a vow to Yahweh, and he said, "If indeed you will give the {Ammonites} into my hand,

Modern King James verseion

And Jephthah vowed a vow to Jehovah, and said, If You will indeed give the sons of Ammon into my hand,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD and said, "If thou shalt deliver the children of Ammon into my hands,

NET Bible

Jephthah made a vow to the Lord, saying, "If you really do hand the Ammonites over to me,

New Heart English Bible

Jephthah made a vow to the LORD, and said, "If you will indeed deliver the children of Ammon into my hand,

The Emphasized Bible

And Jephthah vowed a vow unto Yahweh, and said, - If thou wilt, deliver, the sons of Ammon into my hand,

Webster

And Jephthah vowed a vow to the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into my hands,

World English Bible

Jephthah vowed a vow to Yahweh, and said, "If you will indeed deliver the children of Ammon into my hand,

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jephthah voweth a vow to Jehovah, and saith, 'If Thou dost at all give the Bene-Ammon into my hand --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יפתּח 
Yiphtach 
Usage: 30

נדר 
Nadar 
Usage: 31

a vow
נדר נדר 
Neder 
Usage: 60

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and said

Usage: 0

If thou shalt without fail
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

of Ammon
עמּון 
`Ammown 
Usage: 105

Context Readings

Jephthah Makes A Vow

29 Then the spirit of the Lord came on Jephthah, and he went through Gilead and Manasseh, and came to Mizpeh of Gilead; and from Mizpeh of Gilead he went over to the children of Ammon. 30 And Jephthah took an oath to the Lord, and said, If you will give the children of Ammon into my hands, 31 Then whoever comes out from the door of my house, meeting me when I come back in peace from the children of Ammon, will be the Lord's and I will give him as a burned offering.


Cross References

Genesis 28:20

Then Jacob took an oath, and said, If God will be with me, and keep me safe on my journey, and give me food and clothing to put on,

1 Samuel 1:11

And she made an oath, and said, O Lord of armies, if you will truly take note of the sorrow of your servant, not turning away from me but keeping me in mind, and will give me a man-child, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and his hair will never be cut.

Numbers 30:2-16

When a man takes an oath to the Lord, or gives an undertaking having the force of an oath, let him not go back from his word, but let him do whatever he has said he will do.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-2

Put your feet down with care when you go to the house of God, for it is better to give ear than to make the burned offerings of the foolish, whose knowledge is only of doing evil.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you take an oath before God, put it quickly into effect, because he has no pleasure in the foolish; keep the oath you have taken.

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