Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

When a man vows a vow to LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

New American Standard Bible

If a man makes a vow to the Lord, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

King James Version

If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

Holman Bible

When a man makes a vow to the Lord or swears an oath to put himself under an obligation, he must not break his word; he must do whatever he has promised.

International Standard Version

"When a man makes a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath an obligation that is binding to himself he is not to break his word. Instead, he is to fulfill whatever promise came out of his mouth.'"

American Standard Version

When a man voweth a vow unto Jehovah, or sweareth an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

Amplified

If a man makes a vow to the Lord or swears an oath to bind himself with a pledge [of abstinence], he shall not break (violate, profane) his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

If a man vow a vow to Jehovah, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; according to all that hath gone out of his mouth shall he do.

Julia Smith Translation

A man when he shall vow a vow to Jehovah, or swear an oath to bind a binding upon his soul, he shall not profane his word; according to all going forth from his mouth he shall do.

King James 2000

If a man vows a vow unto the LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

if a man makes a vow for Yahweh or swears an oath with a binding pledge on himself, he must not render his word invalid; he must do all that went out from his mouth.

Modern King James verseion

If a man vows a vow to Jehovah, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that comes out of his mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a man vow a vow unto the LORD or swear an oath and bind his soul, he shall not go back with his word: but shall fulfill all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

NET Bible

If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath of binding obligation on himself, he must not break his word, but must do whatever he has promised.

New Heart English Bible

When a man vows a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

When, a man, shall vow a vow unto Yahweh, or swear an oath to bind a bond upon his soul, he shall not break his word, - according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth, shall he do.

Webster

If a man shall vow a vow to the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

World English Bible

When a man vows a vow to Yahweh, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

'When a man voweth a vow to Jehovah, or hath sworn an oath to bind a bond on his soul, he doth not pollute his word; according to all that is going out from his mouth he doth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

vow
נדר 
Nadar 
Usage: 31

a vow
נדר נדר 
Neder 
Usage: 60

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

or swear
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

an oath
שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

to bind
אסר 
'acar 
Usage: 70

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

with a bond
אסּר אסר 
'ecar 
Usage: 11

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

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Context Readings

Laws For Vows

1 And Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the sons of Israel, saying, This is the thing which LORD has commanded. 2 When a man vows a vow to LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth. 3 Also when a woman vows a vow to LORD, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,


Cross References

Job 22:27

Thou shall make thy prayer to him, and he will hear thee, and thou shall pay thy vows.

Psalm 22:25

From thee comes my praise in the great assembly. I will pay my vows before those who fear him.

Psalm 50:14

Offer to God the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and pay thy vows to the Most High.

Psalm 116:14

I will pay my vows to LORD, yea, in the presence of all his people.

Acts 23:12

And when it became day, some of the Jews, having made a conspiracy, put themselves under a curse, saying neither to eat nor to drink until they would kill Paul.

Leviticus 5:4

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.

Psalm 66:13-14

I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings. I will pay thee my vows,

Psalm 116:18

I will pay my vows to LORD, yea, in the presence of all his people,

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to a man to say rashly, [It is] holy. And to make inquiry after vows.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When thou vow a vow to God, defer not to pay it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay that which thou vow.

Nahum 1:15

Behold, upon the mountains the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace! Keep thy feasts, O Judah. Perform thy vows, for the wicked one shall no more pass through thee. He is utterly cut off.

Genesis 28:20-22

And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,

Exodus 20:7

Thou shall not take the name of LORD thy God in vain, for LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 27:2-34

Speak to the sons of Israel, and say to them, When a man shall accomplish a vow, the persons shall be for LORD by thy estimation.

Numbers 21:2

And Israel vowed a vow to LORD, and said, If thou will indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.

Numbers 30:3-4

Also when a woman vows a vow to LORD, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,

Numbers 30:10

And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath,

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

When thou shall vow a vow to LORD thy God, thou shall not be slack to pay it. For LORD thy God will surely require it of thee, and it would be sin in thee.

Judges 11:11

Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and chief over them. And Jephthah spoke all his words before LORD in Mizpah.

Judges 11:30-31

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

Judges 11:35-36

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! Thou have brought me very low, and thou are one of those who trouble me, for I have opened my mouth to LORD, and I cannot go back.

Judges 11:39

And it came to pass at the end of two months, that she returned to her father, who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed, and she knew no man. And it was a custom in Israel,

Psalm 15:3

he who does no slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor,

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him. He has profaned his covenant.

Psalm 56:12

Thy vows are upon me, O God. I will render thank-offerings to thee.

Psalm 76:11

Vow, and pay to LORD your God. Let all who are round about him bring presents to him who ought to be feared.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn, and have confirmed it, that I will observe thy righteous ordinances.

Matthew 5:33-34

Again, ye have heard that it was said to them in old times, Thou shall not swear falsely, but shall render to the Lord thine oaths.

Matthew 14:7-9

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

Matthew 23:16

Woe to you, ye blind guides, who say, Whoever may swear by the temple, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gold of the temple, he is obligated.

Matthew 23:18

And, Whoever may swear by the altar, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gift upon it, he is obligated.

Acts 23:14

who, having come near to the chief priests and the elders, said, We have put ourselves under a curse, a curse to taste of nothing until we would kill Paul.

Acts 23:21

Therefore thou should not be persuaded by them, for more than forty men of them wait to ambush him, who have put themselves under an oath, neither to eat nor drink until they have killed him. And now are they ready, expecting the p

2 Corinthians 1:23

But I call God for a witness upon my soul, that I did not yet come to Corinth, sparing you.

2 Corinthians 9:9-11

as it is written, He has scattered abroad. He has given to the poor. His righteousness endures into the age.

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