Parallel Verses

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.

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.'"

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.

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 spake unto the heads of the tribes of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which Jehovah hath commanded. 2 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. 3 Also when a woman voweth a vow unto Jehovah, and bindeth herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,


Cross References

Job 22:27

Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he will hear thee; And thou shalt pay thy vows.

Psalm 22:25

Of thee cometh my praise in the great assembly: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.

Psalm 50:14

Offer unto God the sacrifice of thanksgiving; And pay thy vows unto the Most High:

Psalm 116:14

I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people.

Acts 23:12

And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Leviticus 5:4

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 .

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 unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people,

Proverbs 20:25

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

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou vowest.

Nahum 1:15

Behold, upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth 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 shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Leviticus 27:2-34

Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall accomplish a vow, the persons shall be for Jehovah by thy estimation.

Numbers 21:2

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

Numbers 30:3-4

Also when a woman voweth a vow unto Jehovah, and bindeth 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 shalt vow a vow unto Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for Jehovah 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 spake all his words before Jehovah in Mizpah.

Judges 11:30-31

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

Judges 11:35-36

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me; for I have opened my mouth unto Jehovah, and I cannot go back.

Judges 11:39

And it came to pass at the end of two months, that she returned unto her father, who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed: and she knew not man. And it was a custom in Israel,

Psalm 15:3

He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;

Psalm 55:20

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

Psalm 56:12

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

Psalm 76:11

Vow, and pay unto Jehovah your God: Let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that 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 of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

Matthew 14:7-9

Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she should ask.

Matthew 23:16

Woe unto you, ye blind guides, that say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor.

Matthew 23:18

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, he is a debtor.

Acts 23:14

And they came to the chief priests and the elders, and said, We have bound ourselves under a great curse, to taste nothing until we have killed Paul.

Acts 23:21

Do not thou therefore yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have bound themselves under a curse, neither to eat nor to drink till they have slain him: and now are they ready, looking for the promise from thee.

2 Corinthians 1:23

But I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I forbare to come unto Corinth.

2 Corinthians 9:9-11

as it is written, He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor; His righteousness abideth for ever.

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