Numbers 30:5
New International Version
But if her father forbids her when he hears about it, none of her vows or the pledges by which she obligated herself will stand; the LORD will release her because her father has forbidden her.

New Living Translation
But if her father refuses to let her fulfill the vow or pledge on the day he hears of it, then all her vows and pledges will become invalid. The LORD will forgive her because her father would not let her fulfill them.

English Standard Version
But if her father opposes her on the day that he hears of it, no vow of hers, no pledge by which she has bound herself shall stand. And the LORD will forgive her, because her father opposed her.

Berean Study Bible
But if her father prohibits her on the day he hears about it, then none of the vows or pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand. The LORD will absolve her because her father has prohibited her.

King James Bible
But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

New King James Version
But if her father overrules her on the day that he hears, then none of her vows nor her agreements by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will release her, because her father overruled her.

New American Standard Bible
But if her father expresses disapproval to her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations under which she has put herself shall remain valid; and the LORD will forgive her because her father has expressed disapproval to her.

NASB 1995
“But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.

NASB 1977
“But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.

Amplified Bible
But if her father disapproves of her [making her vow] on the day that he hears about it, none of her vows or her pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her because her father has disapproved of her [making the vow].

Christian Standard Bible
But if her father prohibits her on the day he hears about it, none of her vows and none of the obligations she put herself under are binding. The LORD will release her because her father has prohibited her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if her father prohibits her on the day he hears about it, none of her vows and none of the obligations she put herself under are binding. The LORD will absolve her because her father has prohibited her.”

American Standard Version
But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth, none of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and Jehovah will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if her father would nullify them in the day when he hears all the vows and all the bonds that she bound on herself, they shall not be confirmed and LORD JEHOVAH shall forgive her because her father nullified them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if her father straitly forbid her in the day in which he shall hear all her vows and her obligations, which she has contracted upon her soul, they shall not stand; and the Lord shall hold her guiltless, because her father forbade her.

Contemporary English Version
But if he hears about it and objects, then she no longer has to keep her promise. The LORD will forgive her, because her father did not agree with the promise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if her father, immediately as soon as he heard it, gainsaid it, both her vows and her oaths shall be void, neither shall she be bound to what she promised, because her father hath gainsaid it.

English Revised Version
But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; none of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

Good News Translation
But if her father forbids her to fulfill the vow when he hears about it, she is not required to keep it. The LORD will forgive her, because her father refused to let her keep it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if her father objects when he hears about it, her vow or oath doesn't have to be kept. The LORD will free her [from this vow or oath] because her father objected.

International Standard Version
But if her father disallows her on the same day that he hears what she has said, then all her vows and every obligation she had pledged herself to fulfill are not to stand. The LORD will forgive her, because her father has forbidden her."

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth, none of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

Literal Standard Version
And if her father has disallowed her in the day of his hearing, none of her vows and her bonds which she has bound on her soul are established, and YHWH is propitious to her, for her father has disallowed her.

NET Bible
But if her father overrules her when he hears about it, then none of her vows or her obligations which she has pledged for herself will stand. And the LORD will release her from it, because her father overruled her.

New Heart English Bible
But if her father disallow her in the day that he hears, none of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

World English Bible
But if her father disallow her in the day that he hears, none of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and Yahweh will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

Young's Literal Translation
'And if her father hath disallowed her in the day of his hearing, none of her vows and her bonds which she hath bound on her soul is established, and Jehovah is propitious to her, for her father hath disallowed her.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws Concerning Vows
4and her father hears about her vow or pledge but says nothing to her, then all the vows or pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand. 5But if her father prohibits her on the day he hears about it, then none of the vows or pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand. The LORD will absolve her because her father has prohibited her. 6If a woman marries while under a vow or rash promise by which she has bound herself,…

Cross References
Numbers 30:4
and her father hears about her vow or pledge but says nothing to her, then all the vows or pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand.

Numbers 30:6
If a woman marries while under a vow or rash promise by which she has bound herself,

Numbers 30:8
But if her husband prohibits her when he hears of it, he nullifies the vow that binds her or the rash promise she has made, and the LORD will absolve her.

Numbers 30:11
and her husband hears of it but says nothing to her and does not prohibit her, then all the vows or pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand.


Treasury of Scripture

But if her father disallow her in the day that he hears; not any of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

Hosea 6:6
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Matthew 15:4-6
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death…

Mark 7:10-13
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death: …









(5) The Lord shall forgive her--i.e., she would not incur the guilt or punishment which would otherwise have been incurred by neglecting to fulfil the vow which she had made.

Verse 5. - If her father disallow her. It appears from the previous verse that the disallowance must be spoken, and not mental only. If the vow had been made before witnesses, no doubt the father's veto must be pronounced before witnesses also.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

her father
אָבִ֣יהָ (’ā·ḇî·hā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1: Father

prohibits
הֵנִ֨יא (hê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5106: To refuse, forbid, dissuade, neutralize

her on the day
בְּי֣וֹם (bə·yō·wm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3117: A day

he hears
שָׁמְעוֹ֒ (šā·mə·‘ōw)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

about it,
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

none
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

of the vows
נְדָרֶ֗יהָ (nə·ḏā·re·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5088: A promise, a thing promised

or pledges
וֶֽאֱסָרֶ֛יהָ (we·’ĕ·sā·re·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 632: A bond, binding obligation

with which she has bound
אָסְרָ֥ה (’ā·sə·rāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 631: To yoke, hitch, to fasten, to join battle

herself
נַפְשָׁ֖הּ (nap̄·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

are binding.
יָק֑וּם (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

The LORD
וַֽיהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

will absolve
יִֽסְלַח־ (yis·laḥ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5545: To forgive, pardon

her
לָ֔הּ (lāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

because
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

her father
אָבִ֖יהָ (’ā·ḇî·hā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1: Father

has prohibited her.
הֵנִ֥יא (hê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5106: To refuse, forbid, dissuade, neutralize


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