Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 Then Moses spoke to {the leaders} of the tribes concerning the {Israelites}, saying, "This [is] the word that Yahweh commanded: 2 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. 3 "If a woman makes a vow to Yahweh, and she binds a pledge [on herself] in her father's house in your childhood,


Cross References

Job 22:27

You will pray to him, and he will hear you, and you will pay your vows.

Psalm 22:25

From you [is] my praise. In [the] great assembly, I will pay my vows before those who revere him.

Psalm 50:14

Offer to God a thank offering and pay your vows to [the] Most High.

Psalm 116:14

I will pay my vows [made] to Yahweh in the presence of all his people.

Acts 23:12

And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Leviticus 5:4

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.

Psalm 66:13-14

I will come into your house with burnt offerings. I will pay to you my vows

Psalm 116:18

I will pay my vows [made] to Yahweh in the presence of all his people,

Proverbs 20:25

[It is] a snare to humankind to say rashly "[It is] holy," and after vows, to scrutinize.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it, for {he takes no pleasure} in fools. Fulfill what you vow!

Nahum 1:15

Look! On the mountains! The feet of the one who brings good tidings, the one who proclaims peace! "Celebrate [a festival], O Judah, Fulfill your vows! For he will not invade you again; the wicked one is cut off completely!"

Genesis 28:20-22

And Jacob made a vow saying, "If God will be with me and protect me on this way that I am going, and gives me food to eat and clothing to wear,

Exodus 20:7

"You shall not {misuse the name of Yahweh your God}, because Yahweh will not leave unpunished [anyone] who {misuses his name}.

Leviticus 27:2-34

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and say to them, 'When a man makes a vow according to your proper value [of] persons to Yahweh,

Numbers 21:2

Israel made a vow to Yahweh, and they said, "If you will surely give this people into our hand, then we {will destroy} their cities."

Numbers 30:3-4

"If a woman makes a vow to Yahweh, and she binds a pledge [on herself] in her father's house in your childhood,

Numbers 30:10

But if she made a vow [in] her husband's house, or bound herself on a pledge with a sworn oath,

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

"{When you make a vow} to Yahweh your God, you shall not postpone {fulfillment of it}, [for] certainly Yahweh your God shall require it from you and [if postponed] {you will incur guilt}.

Judges 11:11

So Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and commander over them. And Jephthah spoke all his words before Yahweh at Mizpah.

Judges 11:30-31

And Jephthah made a vow to Yahweh, and he said, "If indeed you will give the {Ammonites} into my hand,

Judges 11:35-36

And the moment he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Ah! My daughter, you have caused me to bow down, and you have become my trouble. {I made an oath} to Yahweh, and I cannot take [it] back."

Judges 11:39

At the end of the two months she returned to her father, and he did to her [according to] his vow; and {she did not sleep with a man}. And it became an annual custom in Israel

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander with his tongue. He does not harm his friend, nor {bring up} a disgrace against his neighbor.

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against {his friends}; he has defiled his covenant.

Psalm 56:12

[My] vows [to you], O God, [are binding] upon me. I will pay thank offerings to you,

Psalm 76:11

Make vows and fulfill them to Yahweh, your God; let all surrounding him bring tribute to the [one to be] feared.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn [an oath] and confirmed [it], to heed {your righteous ordinances}.

Matthew 5:33-34

"Again you have heard that it was said to the {people of old}, 'Do not swear falsely, but fulfill your oaths to the Lord.'

Matthew 14:7-9

Therefore he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.

Matthew 23:16

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound [by his oath].'

Matthew 23:18

And, 'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gift [that is] on it is bound [by his oath].'

Acts 23:14

who went to the chief priests and the elders [and] said, "We have bound ourselves under a curse to partake of nothing until we have killed Paul

Acts 23:21

You therefore do not be persuaded by them, because more [than] forty men of {their number} are lying in wait [for] him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have done away with him. And now they are ready, waiting for {you to agree}."

2 Corinthians 1:23

But I call upon God [as] witness against my life, that [in order to] spare you, I did not come again to Corinth.

2 Corinthians 9:9-11

Just as it is written, "He scattered widely, he gave to the poor; his righteousness remains {forever}."

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