Numbers 30:9
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New International Version
"Any vow or obligation taken by a widow or divorced woman will be binding on her.

King James Bible
But every vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound their souls, shall stand against her.

Darby Bible Translation
But the vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, -- everything wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand against her.

World English Bible
"But the vow of a widow, or of her who is divorced, [even] everything with which she has bound her soul, shall stand against her.

Young's Literal Translation
'As to the vow of a widow or cast-out woman, all that she hath bound on her soul is established on her.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In her youth - That is, say the rabbins, under twelve years of age; and under thirteen in case of a young man. Young persons of this age were considered to be under the authority of their parents, and had consequently no power to vow away the property of another. A married woman was in the same circumstances, because she was under the authority of her husband. If however the parents or the husband heard of the vow, and objected to it in the same day in which they heard of it, (Numbers 30:5), then the vow was annulled; or, if having heard of it, they held their peace, this was considered a ratification of the vow.

A rash vow was never to be kept; "for," says Philo, and common sense and justice say the same, "he who commits an unjust action because of his vow adds one crime to another,

1. By making an unlawful vow;

2. By doing an unlawful action."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Leviticus 21:7 They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband...

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple...

Romans 7:2 For the woman which has an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he lives; but if the husband be dead...

Covenanting Confers Obligation.
As it has been shown that all duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant, it is manifest that what is lawfully engaged to in swearing by the name of God is enjoined in the moral law, and, because of the authority of that law, ought to be performed as a duty. But it is now to be proved that what is promised to God by vow or oath, ought to be performed also because of the act of Covenanting. The performance of that exercise is commanded, and the same law which enjoins that the duties
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Like the last part of Exodus, and the whole of Leviticus, the first part of Numbers, i.-x. 28--so called,[1] rather inappropriately, from the census in i., iii., (iv.), xxvi.--is unmistakably priestly in its interests and language. Beginning with a census of the men of war (i.) and the order of the camp (ii.), it devotes specific attention to the Levites, their numbers and duties (iii., iv.). Then follow laws for the exclusion of the unclean, v. 1-4, for determining the manner and amount of restitution
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Numbers 30:8
But if her husband forbids her when he hears about it, he nullifies the vow that obligates her or the rash promise by which she obligates herself, and the LORD will release her.

Numbers 30:10
"If a woman living with her husband makes a vow or obligates herself by a pledge under oath

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