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The Law About Vows

30 And Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the children of Israel, saying: This is the thing that the Lord has commanded. If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself with a bond, he will not break his word. He will do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

If a woman makes a vow to the Lord, and binds herself by a bond, while in her father’s house in her youth,

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Vows

30 [a]Moses said to the heads of the tribes of Israel:(A) “This is what the Lord commands: When a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.(B)

“When a young woman still living in her father’s household makes a vow to the Lord or obligates herself by a pledge

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 30:1 In Hebrew texts 30:1-16 is numbered 30:2-17.

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