Numbers 30:15
New International Version
If, however, he nullifies them some time after he hears about them, then he must bear the consequences of her wrongdoing."

New Living Translation
If he waits more than a day and then tries to nullify a vow or pledge, he will be punished for her guilt.”

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

Berean Study Bible
But if he nullifies them after he hears of them, then he will bear her iniquity.”

King James Bible
But if he shall any ways make them void after that he hath heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity.

New King James Version
But if he does make them void after he has heard them, then he shall bear her guilt.”

New American Standard Bible
However, if he actually annuls them after he has heard them, then he shall bear the responsibility for her guilt.”

NASB 1995
"But if he indeed annuls them after he has heard them, then he shall bear her guilt."

NASB 1977
“But if he indeed annuls them after he has heard them, then he shall bear her guilt.”

Amplified Bible
But if he indeed nullifies them after he hears of them, then he shall be responsible for and bear her guilt [for breaking her promise].”

Christian Standard Bible
But if he cancels them after he hears about them, he will be responsible for her commitment.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if he cancels them after he hears about them, he will be responsible for her commitment."

American Standard Version
But if he shall make them null and void after that he hath heard them, then he shall bear her iniquity.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if he will certainly nullify them after he hears, he will bear her sin.’”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if her husband should in any wise cancel them after the day in which he heard them, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Contemporary English Version
But if he waits until the next day to stop her from keeping her promise, he is the one who must be punished.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if he gainsay it after that he knew it, he shall bear her iniquity.

English Revised Version
But if he shall make them null and void after that he hath heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity.

Good News Translation
But if he later annuls the vow, he must suffer the consequences for the failure to fulfill the vow.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if he cancels it later, he will suffer the consequences."

International Standard Version
But if he nullified them after he had heard, then he will be responsible for any resulting iniquity."

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if he shall make them null and void after that he hath heard them, then he shall bear her iniquity.

Literal Standard Version
and if he indeed breaks them after his hearing, then he has borne her iniquity.”

NET Bible
But if he should nullify them after he has heard them, then he will bear her iniquity."

New Heart English Bible
But if he shall make them null and void after that he has heard them, then he shall bear her iniquity."

World English Bible
But if he shall make them null and void after that he has heard them, then he shall bear her iniquity."

Young's Literal Translation
and if he doth at all break them after his hearing, then he hath borne her iniquity.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws Concerning Vows
14But if her husband says nothing to her from day to day, then he confirms all the vows and pledges that bind her. He has confirmed them, because he said nothing to her on the day he heard about them. 15But if he nullifies them after he hears of them, then he will bear her iniquity.” 16These are the statutes that the LORD commanded Moses concerning the relationship between a man and his wife, and between a father and a young daughter still in his home.…

Cross References
Numbers 30:14
But if her husband says nothing to her from day to day, then he confirms all the vows and pledges that bind her. He has confirmed them, because he said nothing to her on the day he heard about them.

Numbers 30:16
These are the statutes that the LORD commanded Moses concerning the relationship between a man and his wife, and between a father and a young daughter still in his home.


Treasury of Scripture

But if he shall any ways make them void after that he has heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity.

he shall bear

Numbers 30:5,8,12
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…

Leviticus 5:1
And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Galatians 3:28
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.









Verse 15. - Then he shall bear her iniquity, i.e., if he tacitly allowed the vow in the first instance, and afterwards forbad its fulfillment, the guilt which such breach of promise involved should rest upon him. For the nature and expiation of such guilt see on Leviticus 5,





Parallel Commentaries ...


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

he nullifies
הָפֵ֥ר (hā·p̄êr)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 6565: To break up, to violate, frustrate

them
אֹתָ֖ם (’ō·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

after
אַחֲרֵ֣י (’a·ḥă·rê)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

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

then he will bear
וְנָשָׂ֖א (wə·nā·śā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

her
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

iniquity.”
עֲוֺנָֽהּ׃ (‘ă·wō·nāh)
Noun - common singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity


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