Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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

whatsoever it be that a man
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

Hastings

Context Readings

More Laws Regarding Sin Offerings

3 or if he touches the uncleanness of man, whatever uncleanness by which he is unclean, and it is hidden from him, and he knows, then he shall be guilty. 4 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. 5 And it shall be when he is guilty in one of these, he shall confess that in which he has sinned.


Cross References

Judges 11:31

then it shall be that whatever comes out from the doors of my house to meet me when I return in peace from the sons of Ammon, surely it shall belong to Jehovah, or I will offer it up instead of a burnt offering.

1 Samuel 25:22

So and more also may God do to the enemies of David, if I leave to the light of the morning any that is his of one who urinates against the wall.

Mark 6:23

And he swore to her, Whatever you shall ask from me, I will give it to you, to the half of my kingdom.

Acts 23:12

And when it became day, some of the Jews banded together and bound themselves under a curse, 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 shall make a special vow, the persons shall be for Jehovah by your evaluation.

Numbers 30:6

And if she had a husband when she vowed, or if she said anything rash out of her lips with which she bound her soul,

Numbers 30:8

But if her husband did not allow her on the day that he heard it, then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, with which she bound her soul, of no effect. And Jehovah shall forgive her.

Joshua 2:14

And the men answered her, Our life shall be for yours, if you do not tell our business. And when Jehovah has given us the land, we will deal kindly and truly with you.

Joshua 9:15

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a treaty with them, to let them live. And the rulers of the congregation swore to them.

Judges 9:19

if then you have dealt truly and sincerely with Jerubbaal and with his house today, 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 Jehovah that we will not give them of our daughters for wives?

Judges 21:18

However, we may not give them wives of our daughters. For the sons of Israel have sworn, saying, Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin.

1 Samuel 1:11

And she vowed a vow and said, O, Lord of Hosts, if You will indeed look upon the affliction of Your handmaid and remember me, and not forget Your handmaid, but will give to Your handmaid a man-child, then I will give him to Jehovah all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head.

1 Samuel 14:24-28

And the men of Israel were distressed on that day. For Saul had commanded the people, saying, Cursed is the man that eats food until evening, so that I may be avenged on my enemies. So none of the people tasted any food.

1 Samuel 24:21-22

And swear therefore to me before Jehovah that you will not cut off my seed after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house.

2 Samuel 21:7

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

2 Kings 6:31

And he said, May God do so, and more also, to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

Psalm 132:2-5

how he swore to Jehovah; he vowed to the mighty One of Jacob.

Ecclesiastes 5:2-6

Do not be rash with your mouth, and do not let your heart be hasty to say a word before God. For God is in Heaven, and you are on earth; therefore let your words be few.

Ezekiel 17:18-19

And he has despised the oath by breaking the covenant. And, behold, he had given his hand, and has done all these, he shall not escape.

Matthew 14:7

So he promised with an oath to give her whatever she would ask.

Matthew 14:9

And the king was sorry. But for the oath's sake, and those reclining with him, he commanded it to be given.

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