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Numbers 30:1-16

Numbers 30:1-2


“Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the people of Israel, saying, “This is what the LORD has commanded. If a man vows a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.”

Numbers 30:1-2


If a man vows a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge,


James 5:12 But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your "yes" be yes and your "no" be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.


Galatians 2:4 Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery—



he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.


Proverbs 14:3 By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them.




Numbers 30:3-5


“If a woman vows a vow to the LORD and binds herself by a pledge, while within her father’s house in her youth, and her father hears of her vow and of her pledge by which she has bound herself and says nothing to her, then all her vows shall stand, and every pledge by which she has bound herself shall stand. 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.”

Numbers 30:3-5


If a woman…in her youth,


Hosea 11:1 When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.



while within her father’s house


Isaiah 26:13 O LORD our God, other lords besides you have ruled over us, but your name alone we bring to remembrance.


Galatians 4:3 In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles of the world.


Ruth 3:12 And now it is true that I am a redeemer. Yet there is a redeemer nearer than I.


Ezekiel 16:3 and say, Thus says the Lord God to Jerusalem: Your origin and your birth are of the land of the Canaanites; your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.



vows a vow to the LORD and binds herself by a pledge…and her father hears of her vow and of her pledge by which she has bound herself and says nothing to her, then all her vows shall stand, and every pledge by which she has bound herself shall stand.


Says nothing H2790: A primitive root; to scratch, that is, (by implication) to engrave, plough ; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone ; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness): - X altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow (-er, -man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.


“Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD and all the rules. And all the people answered with one voice and said, “All the words that the LORD has spoken we will do. And Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. He rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. And he sent young men of the people of Israel, who offered burnt offerings and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen to the LORD. And Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and half of the blood he threw against the altar. Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it in the hearing of the people. And they said, “All that the LORD has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient.” And Moses took the blood and threw it on the people and said, “Behold the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words.””

Exodus 24:3-8


Romans 7:19 For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing.


Ezekiel 23:2 "Son of man, there were two women, the daughters of one mother.23:3 They played the whore in Egypt; they played the whore in their youth; there their breasts were pressed and their virgin bosoms handled.


“Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment. Remove vexation from your heart, and put away pain from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.”

Ecclesiastes 11:9-10



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.


Opposes H5106: A primitive root; to refuse, forbid, dissuade, or neutralize: - break, disallow, discourage, make of none effect.


Joshua 24:19 But Joshua said to the people, "You are not able to serve the LORD, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions or your sins.24:20 If you forsake the LORD and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you harm and consume you, after having done you good."24:21 And the people said to Joshua, "No, but we will serve the LORD."24:22 Then Joshua said to the people, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen the LORD, to serve him." And they said, "We are witnesses."24:23 He said, "Then put away the foreign gods that are among you, and incline your heart to the LORD, the God of Israel."24:24 And the people said to Joshua, "The LORD our God we will serve, and his voice we will obey."


Deuteronomy 8:5 Know then in your heart that, as a man disciplines his son, the LORD your God disciplines you.


Proverbs 3:11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline or be weary of his reproof,3:12 for the LORD reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.


Matthew 5:33 "Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.'5:34 But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,5:35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.5:36 And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.




Numbers 30:6-8


“If she marries a husband, while under her vows or any thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she has bound herself, and her husband hears of it and says nothing to her on the day that he hears, then her vows shall stand, and her pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand. But if, on the day that her husband comes to hear of it, he opposes her, then he makes void her vow that was on her, and the thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she bound herself. And the LORD will forgive her.”

Numbers 30:6-8


If she marries a husband, while under her vows or any thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she has bound herself, and her husband hears of it and says nothing to her on the day that he hears, then her vows shall stand, and her pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand.


John 4:18 for you have had five husbands, and the one you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true."


Ruth 4:6 Then the redeemer said, "I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I impair my own inheritance. Take my right of redemption yourself, for I cannot redeem it."


Matthew 27:4 saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." They said, "What is that to us? See to it yourself."


Luke 10:31 Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.10:32 So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.


Galatians 3:23 Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed.3:24 So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith.



But if, on the day that her husband comes to hear of it, he opposes her, then he makes void her vow that was on her, and the thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she bound herself. And the LORD will forgive her.


Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.8:3 For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,8:4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.8:5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.8:6 For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.8:7 For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.8:8 Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.8:9 You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.8:10 But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness.




Numbers 30:9-12


“(But any vow of a widow or of a divorced woman, anything by which she has bound herself, shall stand against her.) And if she vowed in her husband’s house or bound herself by a pledge with an oath, and her husband heard of it and said nothing to her and did not oppose her, then all her vows shall stand, and every pledge by which she bound herself shall stand. But if her husband makes them null and void on the day that he hears them, then whatever proceeds out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning her pledge of herself shall not stand. Her husband has made them void, and the LORD will forgive her.”

Numbers 30:9-12


But any vow of a widow or of a divorced woman,


Lamentations 5:3 We have become orphans, fatherless; our mothers are like widows.


1 Corinthians 11:3 But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.11:10 That is why a wife ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.11:11 Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man nor man of woman;


Isaiah 50:1 Thus says the LORD:"Where is your mother's certificate of divorce, with which I sent her away? Or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities you were sold, and for your transgressions your mother was sent away.



anything by which she has bound herself, shall stand against her.) And if she vowed in her husband’s house or bound herself by a pledge with an oath, and her husband heard of it and said nothing to her and did not oppose her, then all her vows shall stand, and every pledge by which she bound herself shall stand.


John 8:3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst8:4 they said to him, "Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery.8:5 Now in the Law, Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?"



But if her husband makes them null and void on the day that he hears them, then whatever proceeds out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning her pledge of herself shall not stand. Her husband has made them void, and the LORD will forgive her.


Psalm 68:5 Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.


John 8:10 Jesus stood up and said to her,"Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?"8:11 She said, "No one, Lord." And Jesus said,"Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more."]]




Numbers 30:13-16


“Any vow and any binding oath to afflict herself, her husband may establish, or her husband may make void. But if her husband says nothing to her from day to day, then he establishes all her vows or all her pledges that are upon her. He has established them, because he said nothing to her on the day that he heard of them. But if he makes them null and void after he has heard of them, then he shall bear her iniquity. These are the statutes that the LORD commanded Moses about a man and his wife and about a father and his daughter while she is in her youth within her father’s house.”

Numbers 30:13-16


Any vow


Ecclesiastes 5:4 When you vow a vow to God, do not delay paying it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay what you vow.


and any binding oath to afflict herself,


Mark 2:18 Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?"



her husband may establish, or her husband may make void.


Exodus 33:19 And he said, "I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name 'The Lord.' And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.



But if her husband says nothing to her from day to day, then he establishes all her vows or all her pledges that are upon her. He has established them, because he said nothing to her on the day that he heard of them.


1 Samuel 3:1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli. And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.3:2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place.3:3 The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was.3:4 Then the LORD called Samuel, and he said, "Here I am!"3:5 and ran to Eli and said, "Here I am, for you called me." But he said, "I did not call; lie down again." So he went and lay down.


Revelation 2:7 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.'


Galatians 4:24 Now this may be interpreted allegorically: these women are two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery; she is Hagar.4:25 Now Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia; she corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.4:26 But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother.


“Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Moses, on whom you have set your hope.”

John 5:45


“And as soon as he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, “Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you have become the cause of great trouble to me. For I have opened my mouth to the LORD, and I cannot take back my vow.”

Judges 11:35



But if he makes them null and void after he has heard of them, then he shall bear her iniquity.


John 3:14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,3:15 that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.


John 1:29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”



These are the statutes that the LORD commanded Moses


“Seek and read from the book of the LORD: Not one of these shall be missing; none shall be without her mate. For the mouth of the LORD has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.”

Isaiah 34:16


Hebrews 6:17 So when God desired to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable character of his purpose, he guaranteed it with an oath,6:18 so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us.



about a man and his wife


“For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.”

2 Corinthians 11:2



and about a father and his daughter


“And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.”

Matthew 23:9



while she is in her youth within her father’s house.


Isaiah 44:1 "But now hear, O Jacob my servant, Israel whom I have chosen!44:2 Thus says the LORD who made you, who formed you from the womb and will help you: Fear not, O Jacob my servant, Jeshurun whom I have chosen.44:3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.


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