Parallel Verses

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.

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 vows a vow to the Lord or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break and 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.

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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Laws For Vows

1 Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the children of Israel, saying, "This is the thing which Yahweh has commanded. 2 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. 3 "Also when a woman vows a vow to Yahweh, 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 to him, and he will hear you. You shall pay your vows.

Psalm 22:25

Of you 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. Pay your vows to the Most High.

Psalm 116:14

I will pay my vows to Yahweh, yes, in the presence of all his people.

Acts 23:12

When it was 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 5:4

"'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.

Psalm 66:13-14

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

Psalm 116:18

I will pay my vows to Yahweh, yes, in the presence of all his people,

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to a man to make a rash dedication, then later to consider his vows.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you vow a vow to God, don't defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay that which you vow.

Nahum 1:15

Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace! Keep your feasts, Judah! Perform your vows, for the wicked one will no more pass through you. He is utterly cut off.

Genesis 28:20-22

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 Yahweh your God in vain, for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 27:2-34

"Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, 'When a man makes a vow, the persons shall be for Yahweh by your valuation.

Numbers 21:2

Israel vowed a vow to Yahweh, and said, "If you 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 Yahweh, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,

Numbers 30:10

"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 to Yahweh your God, you shall not be slack to pay it: for Yahweh your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin in you.

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 Yahweh in Mizpah.

Judges 11:30-31

Jephthah vowed a vow to Yahweh, and said, "If you will indeed deliver the children of Ammon into my hand,

Judges 11:35-36

It happened, 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 those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to Yahweh, and I can't go back."

Judges 11:39

It happened 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 was a virgin. It was a custom in Israel,

Psalm 15:3

He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;

Psalm 55:20

He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.

Psalm 56:12

Your vows are on me, God. I will give thank offerings to you.

Psalm 76:11

Make vows to Yahweh your God, and fulfill them! Let all of his neighbors bring presents to him who is to be feared.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn, and have confirmed it, that I will obey your righteous ordinances.

Matthew 5:33-34

"Again you have heard that it was said to them of old time, 'You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,'

Matthew 14:7-9

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

Matthew 23:16

"Woe to you, you blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is obligated.'

Matthew 23:18

'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is obligated?'

Acts 23:14

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

Therefore don't yield to them, for more than forty men lie in wait for him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have killed him. Now they are ready, looking for the promise from you."

2 Corinthians 1:23

But I call God for a witness to my soul, that I didn't come to Corinth to spare you.

2 Corinthians 9:9-11

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor. His righteousness remains forever."

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