Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Or if a person swears thoughtlessly with his lips to do evil or to do good, in whatever matter a man may speak thoughtlessly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty in one of these.

King James Version

Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Holman Bible

Or [if] someone swears rashly to do what is good or evil-concerning anything a person may speak rashly in an oath-without being aware of it, but [later] recognizes it, he incurs guilt in such an instance.

International Standard Version

When a person has sworn inadvertently by what he has said, whether for evil or good, whatever it was that the person spoke, when he comes to understand what he said, he will incur guilt by one of these things.

A Conservative Version

Or if a soul swears rashly with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it be that a man shall utter rashly with an oath, and it be hid from him, when he realizes it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

American Standard Version

Or if any one swear rashly with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall utter rashly with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these things .

Amplified

Or if anyone unthinkingly swears he will do something, whether to do evil or good, whatever it may be that a man shall pronounce rashly taking an oath, then, when he becomes aware of it, he shall be guilty in either of these.

Bible in Basic English

Or if anyone, without thought, takes an oath to do evil or to do good, whatever he says without thought, with an oath, having no knowledge of what he is doing; when it becomes clear to him, he will be responsible for any of these things.

Darby Translation

Or if any one swear, talking rashly with the lips, to do evil or to do good, in everything that a man shall say rashly with an oath, and it be hid from him, when he knoweth it, then is he guilty in one of these.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also the person who swears, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it is that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it is hid from him, when he knows of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Julia Smith Translation

Or when a soul shall swear to talk idly with his lips for evil, or for good, for all which the man shall talk idly with an oath, and it was hid from him; and he shall know, and be guilty for one from these.

King James 2000

Or if a soul vows, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knows of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or when a person swears, speaking thoughtlessly with [his] lips, to do evil or to do good {with regard to} anything that {the person} in a sworn oath speaks thoughtlessly, but {he is unaware of it}, he will be guilty {in any of} these.

Modern King James verseion

Or if a soul swears, pronouncing with his lips to do evil or to do good, whatever it is that a man speaks rashly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, and he knows, then he shall be guilty of one of these.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Either when a soul sweareth: so that he pronounceth with his lips to do evil or to do good - whatsoever it be that a man pronounceth with an oath - and the thing be out of his mind and afterward cometh to the knowledge of it, then he hath offended in one of these.

NET Bible

or when a person swears an oath, speaking thoughtlessly with his lips, whether to do evil or to do good, with regard to anything which the individual might speak thoughtlessly in an oath, even if he did not realize it, but he himself has later come to know it and is guilty with regard to one of these oaths --

New Heart English Bible

"'Or if anyone swears rashly with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it is that a man might utter rashly with an oath, and it is hidden from him; when he knows of it, then he shall be guilty of one of these.

The Emphasized Bible

Or, any person, whensoever he shall swear, speaking unadvisedly with the lips, to harm or to help, as regardeth anything wherein the son of earth may speak unadvisedly by way of oath, and it be hidden from him, - and then, he himself, getting to know it, becometh aware of his guilt as regardeth any one of these things.

Webster

Or if a soul shall swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it may be, that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

World English Bible

"'Or if anyone swears rashly with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it is that a man might utter rashly with an oath, and it is hidden from him; when he knows of it, then he shall be guilty of one of these.

Youngs Literal Translation

Or when a person sweareth, speaking wrongfully with the lips to do evil, or to do good, even anything which man speaketh wrongfully with an oath, and it hath been hid from him; -- when he hath known then he hath been guilty of one of these;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or if a soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

בּטה בּטא 
Bata' 
Usage: 4

with his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

to do evil
רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

or to do good
יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

בּטה בּטא 
Bata' 
Usage: 4

with an oath
שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

and it be hid
עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

of it, then he shall be guilty
אשׁם אשׁם 
'asham 
Usage: 35

in one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

References

Context Readings

More Laws Regarding Sin Offerings

3 'Or if he touches human uncleanness, of whatever sort his uncleanness may be with which he becomes unclean, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty. 4 'Or if a person swears thoughtlessly with his lips to do evil or to do good, in whatever matter a man may speak thoughtlessly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty in one of these. 5 'So it shall be when he becomes guilty in one of these, that he shall confess that in which he has sinned.


Cross References

Judges 11:31

then it shall be that whatever comes out of the doors of my house to meet me when I return in peace from the sons of Ammon, it shall be the LORD'S, and I will offer it up as a burnt offering."

1 Samuel 25:22

"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."

Mark 6:23

And he swore to her, "Whatever you ask of me, I will give it to you; up to half of my kingdom."

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Leviticus 27:2-34

"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, 'When a man makes a difficult vow, he shall be valued according to your valuation of persons belonging to the LORD.

Numbers 30:6

"However, if she should marry while under her vows or the rash statement of her lips by which she has bound herself,

Numbers 30:8

"But if on the day her husband hears of it, he forbids her, then he shall annul her vow which she is under and the rash statement of her lips by which she has bound herself; and the LORD will forgive her.

Joshua 2:14

So the men said to her, "Our life for yours if you do not tell this business of ours; and it shall come about when the LORD gives us the land that we will deal kindly and faithfully with you."

Joshua 9:15

Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them.

Judges 9:19

if then you have dealt in truth and integrity with Jerubbaal and his house this day, rejoice in Abimelech, and let him also rejoice in you.

Judges 21:7

"What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"

Judges 21:18

"But we cannot give them wives of our daughters." For the sons of Israel had sworn, saying, "Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin."

1 Samuel 1:11

She made a vow and said, "O LORD of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your maidservant and remember me, and not forget Your maidservant, but will give Your maidservant a son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and a razor shall never come on his head."

1 Samuel 14:24-28

Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put the people under oath, saying, "Cursed be the man who eats food before evening, and until I have avenged myself on my enemies." So none of the people tasted food.

1 Samuel 24:21-22

"So now swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants after me and that you will not destroy my name from my father's household."

2 Samuel 21:7

But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the oath of the LORD which was between them, between David and Saul's son Jonathan.

2 Kings 6:31

Then he said, "May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today."

Psalm 132:2-5

How he swore to the LORD And vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob,

Ecclesiastes 5:2-6

Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.

Ezekiel 17:18-19

'Now he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, and behold, he pledged his allegiance, yet did all these things; he shall not escape.'"

Matthew 14:7

so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.

Matthew 14:9

Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.



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