Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 unto the heads of the tribes concerning the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the LORD has commanded. 2 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. 3 If a woman also vows a vow unto the LORD, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house in her youth;


Cross References

Job 22:27

You shall make your prayer unto him, and he shall hear you, and you shall pay your vows.

Psalm 22:25

My praise shall be of you in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.

Psalm 50:14

Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay your vows unto the most High:

Psalm 116:14

I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.

Acts 23:12

And when it was day, certain of 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 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.

Psalm 66:13-14

I will go into your house with burnt offerings: I will pay you my vows,

Psalm 116:18

I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people,

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to the man to declare something is holy, and afterward to reconsider his vows.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you vow a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools: pay that which you have vowed.

Nahum 1:15

Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that brings good tidings, that publishes peace! O Judah, keep your solemn feasts, perform your vows: for the wicked shall no more pass through you; 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 clothing to put on,

Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 27:2-34

Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a special vow of persons to the LORD at your valuation,

Numbers 21:2

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

Numbers 30:3-4

If a woman also vows a vow unto the 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 you shall vow a vow unto the LORD your God, you shall not delay to pay it: for the LORD your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin to you.

Judges 11:11

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

Judges 11:30-31

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

Judges 11:35-36

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! you have brought me very low, and you are one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, 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 no man. And it was a custom in Israel,

Psalm 15:3

He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, 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 broken his covenant.

Psalm 56:12

Your vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto you.

Psalm 76:11

Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep your righteous judgments.

Matthew 5:33-34

Again, you have heard that it has been said by them of old time, You shall not perjure yourself, but shall perform unto the Lord your oaths:

Matthew 14:7-9

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

Matthew 23:16

Woe unto you, you blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is bound!

Matthew 23:18

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

Acts 23:14

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

Acts 23:21

But do not yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from you.

2 Corinthians 1:23

Moreover I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.

2 Corinthians 9:9-11

(As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor: his righteousness remains forever.

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