Deuteronomy 23:23
New International Version
Whatever your lips utter you must be sure to do, because you made your vow freely to the LORD your God with your own mouth.

New Living Translation
But once you have voluntarily made a vow, be careful to fulfill your promise to the LORD your God.

English Standard Version
You shall be careful to do what has passed your lips, for you have voluntarily vowed to the LORD your God what you have promised with your mouth.

Berean Study Bible
Be careful to follow through on what comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed to the LORD your God with your own mouth.

King James Bible
That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt keep and perform; even a freewill offering, according as thou hast vowed unto the LORD thy God, which thou hast promised with thy mouth.

New King James Version
That which has gone from your lips you shall keep and perform, for you voluntarily vowed to the LORD your God what you have promised with your mouth.

New American Standard Bible
You shall be careful and perform what goes out of your lips, since in fact you have vowed a voluntary offering to the LORD your God, whatever you have promised.

NASB 1995
"You shall be careful to perform what goes out from your lips, just as you have voluntarily vowed to the LORD your God, what you have promised.

NASB 1977
“You shall be careful to perform what goes out from your lips, just as you have voluntarily vowed to the LORD your God, what you have promised.

Amplified Bible
You shall be careful to perform that [vow] which passes your lips, just as you have made a voluntary vow to the LORD your God, just as you have promised with your own words (mouth).

Christian Standard Bible
Be careful to do whatever comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed what you promised to the LORD your God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be careful to do whatever comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed what you promised to the LORD your God."

American Standard Version
That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt observe and do; according as thou hast vowed unto Jehovah thy God, a freewill-offering, which thou hast promised with thy mouth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Keep anything that proceeds from your lips and perform as you have vowed to LORD JEHOVAH your God the offering that you have spoken with your mouth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt observe the words that proceed from between thy lips; and as thou hast vowed a gift to the Lord God, so shalt thou do that which thou hast spoken with thy mouth.

Contemporary English Version
You must keep whatever promises you make to the LORD. After all, you are the one who chose to make the promises.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But that which is once gone out of thy lips, thou shalt observe, and shalt do as thou hast promised to the Lord thy God, and hast spoken with thy own will and with thy own mouth.

English Revised Version
That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt observe and do; according as thou hast vowed unto the LORD thy God, a freewill offering, which thou hast promised with thy mouth.

Good News Translation
but if you make one voluntarily, be sure that you keep it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make sure you do what you said you would do [in your vow]. You freely chose to make your vow to the LORD your God.

International Standard Version
Be sure you do whatever you promise, because you have given your word voluntarily to the LORD your God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt observe and do; according as thou hast vowed freely unto the LORD thy God, even that which thou hast promised with thy mouth.

Literal Standard Version
You keep and have done the utterance of your lips, as you have vowed to your God YHWH, a free-will offering which you have spoken with your mouth.

NET Bible
Whatever you vow, you must be careful to do what you have promised, such as what you have vowed to the LORD your God as a freewill offering.

New Heart English Bible
That which is gone out of your lips you shall observe and do; according as you have vowed to the LORD your God, a freewill offering, which you have promised with your mouth.

World English Bible
That which is gone out of your lips you shall observe and do; according as you have vowed to Yahweh your God, a freewill offering, which you have promised with your mouth.

Young's Literal Translation
The produce of thy lips thou dost keep, and hast done it, as thou hast vowed to Jehovah thy God; a free-will-offering, which thou hast spoken with thy mouth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Miscellaneous Laws
22But if you refrain from making a vow, you will not be guilty of sin. 23Be careful to follow through on what comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed to the LORD your God with your own mouth. 24When you enter your neighbor’s vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes, but you must not put any in your basket.…

Cross References
Matthew 5:33
Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Do not break your oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord.'

Deuteronomy 23:22
But if you refrain from making a vow, you will not be guilty of sin.

Deuteronomy 23:24
When you enter your neighbor's vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes, but you must not put any in your basket.

Jeremiah 44:17
Instead, we will do everything we vowed to do: We will burn incense to the Queen of Heaven and offer drink offerings to her, just as we, our fathers, our kings, and our officials did in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem. At that time we had plenty of food and good things, and we saw no disaster.


Treasury of Scripture

That which is gone out of your lips you shall keep and perform; even a freewill offering, according as you have vowed to the LORD your God, which you have promised with your mouth.

That which

Numbers 30:2
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.

Judges 11:30,31,35
And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands, …

1 Samuel 1:11
And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no rasor come upon his head.

has vowed

1 Samuel 14:24
And the men of Israel were distressed that day: for Saul had adjured the people, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food until evening, that I may be avenged on mine enemies. So none of the people tasted any food.

Jeremiah 44:25-27
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying; Ye and your wives have both spoken with your mouths, and fulfilled with your hand, saying, We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her: ye will surely accomplish your vows, and surely perform your vows…

Mark 6:22,23
And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod and them that sat with him, the king said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Be careful
תִּשְׁמֹ֣ר (tiš·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

to follow through
וְעָשִׂ֑יתָ (wə·‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

on what comes
מוֹצָ֥א (mō·w·ṣā)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4161: A place or act of going forth, issue, export, source, spring

from your lips,
שְׂפָתֶ֖יךָ (śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - fdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

because
כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you have freely
נְדָבָ֔ה (nə·ḏā·ḇāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5071: Spontaneity, spontaneous, a spontaneous, abundant gift

vowed
נָדַ֜רְתָּ (nā·ḏar·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5087: To promise

to the LORD
לַיהוָ֤ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

with your own mouth.
בְּפִֽיךָ׃ (bə·p̄î·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to


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