Bible verses about "breaking a vow" | Bishops

Deuteronomy 24:1-4

1 When a man hath taken a wife and maried her, if she finde no fauour in his eyes, because he hath spyed some vncleannes in her: then let hym wryte her a byll of deuorcement, and put it in her hande, and sende her out of his house 2 And when she is departed out of his house, let her go and be another mans wyfe 3 And if the seconde husbande hate her, let him write her also a letter of deuorcement, and put it in her hande, and sende her out of his house: Or if the seconde man dye whiche toke her to wyfe 4 Her first man whiche sent her away, may not take her agayne to be his wyfe after that she is defiled: For that is abhomination in the sight of the Lorde, and thou shalt not cause the lande to sinne, whiche the Lorde thy God shall geue thee to inherite

Matthew 5:33-37

33 Agayne, ye haue hearde that it was sayde vnto them of olde tyme: Thou shalt not forsweare thy selfe, but shalt perfourme vnto the Lorde thine othes 34 But, I say vnto you: Sweare not at all, neither by heauen, for it is gods seate 35 Nor by the earth, for it is his footestoole, neither by Hierusalem, for it is the citie of the great kyng 36 Neither shalt thou sweare by thy head, because thou canst not make one heere whyte or blacke 37 But let your communication be yea, yea, nay nay. For whatsoeuer is more then these, commeth of euyll

Numbers 30:1-2

1 And Moyses spake vnto the heades of the tribes concernyng the children of Israel, saying: This is the thyng which the Lorde hath commaunded 2 If a man vowe vnto the Lorde, or sweare an othe to bynde his soule: he shall not go backe with his worde, but shall fulfyll all that is proceeded out of his mouth

Matthew 5:37

37 But let your communication be yea, yea, nay nay. For whatsoeuer is more then these, commeth of euyll

1 John 1:9

9 If we knowledge our sinnes, he is faythfull & iust to forgeue vs our sinnes, and to clense vs from all vnryghteousnesse

Matthew 5:34-37

34 But, I say vnto you: Sweare not at all, neither by heauen, for it is gods seate 35 Nor by the earth, for it is his footestoole, neither by Hierusalem, for it is the citie of the great kyng 36 Neither shalt thou sweare by thy head, because thou canst not make one heere whyte or blacke 37 But let your communication be yea, yea, nay nay. For whatsoeuer is more then these, commeth of euyll

Luke 16:18

18 Whosoeuer forsaketh his wyfe, and marieth another, committeth adulterie. And he that maryeth her that is deuorced from her husbande, committeth adulterie [also.

Numbers 30:2

2 If a man vowe vnto the Lorde, or sweare an othe to bynde his soule: he shall not go backe with his worde, but shall fulfyll all that is proceeded out of his mouth

James 5:12

12 But aboue all thynges my brethren, sweare not, neither by heauen, neither by earth, neither any other othe: Let your yea, be yea, and your nay nay, lest you fall into condempnation

Numbers 30:1-16

1 And Moyses spake vnto the heades of the tribes concernyng the children of Israel, saying: This is the thyng which the Lorde hath commaunded 2 If a man vowe vnto the Lorde, or sweare an othe to bynde his soule: he shall not go backe with his worde, but shall fulfyll all that is proceeded out of his mouth 3 If a woman also vowe a vowe vnto the Lorde, & bynde her selfe being in her fathers house in the tyme of her youth 4 And her father heare her vowe and bonde which she hath made vpon her soule, & holde his peace therto: then all her vowes and bondes which she hath made vpo her soule, shal stande in effect 5 But and if her father disalowe her the same day that he heareth al her vowes and bondes which she hath made vpon her soule: they shall not be of value, and the Lorde shall forgeue her, because her father disalowed her 6 If she had an husbande, when she vowed or pronounced ought out of her lippes, wherwith she bounde her soule 7 And her husbande hearde it, and helde his peace therat the same day he hearde it: then her vowes shall stande, and her bondes wherwith she bounde her soule, shall stande in effect 8 And if her husbande disalowe her the same day that he hearde it, then he shall make her vowe which she hath vpon her, and the openyng of her lippes wherwith she bounde her soule, of none effect, and the Lorde shall forgeue her 9 But euery vowe of a widowe, and of her that is deuorsed, that they haue bounde their soule withall, shall stande in effect with them 10 If she vowed in her husbandes house, or bounde her soule with an othe 11 And her husbande hearde it, and helde his peace concernyng her, & disalowed her not: then all her vowes shal stande, and euery bonde wherwith she bounde her soule, shall stande 12 But if her husbande disanulled them the same day yt he hearde them: then nothyng that proceedeth out of her lippes in vowes and bondes wherwith she bounde her soule, shall stande in effect: for her husbande hath disanulled them, and the Lorde shall forgeue her 13 All vowes and othes that binde to humble the soule, may her husbande stablishe or breake 14 But if her husbande holde his peace from one day to another, then he stablissheth all her vowes & bondes which she had vpon her: he confirmeth them, because he helde his peace concernyng her the same day that he hearde them 15 But if he breake them, after that he hath hearde them, he shall beare her sinne hym selfe 16 These are the ordinaunces which the Lord commaunded Moyses betweene a man and his wyfe, and betweene the father and his daughter, beyng yet a damsell in her fathers house

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

21 When thou hast vowed a vowe vnto the Lorde thy God, thou shalt not flacke to pay it: For the Lorde thy God wyll surely require it of thee, and it shalbe sinne in thee 22 If thou shalt leaue bowyng, it shalbe no sinne in thee 23 But that whiche is once gone out of thy lippes, thou must kepe and do, accordyng as thou hast vowed vnto the Lorde thy God of a freewyll, and as thou hast spoken with thy mouth

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6

4 If thou make a vowe vnto God, be not slacke to perfourme it: As for foolish vowes he hath no pleasure in them: yf thou promise any thyng, pay it 5 For better is it that thou make no vowe, then that thou shouldest promise and not pay 6 Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy fleshe for to sinne, neither say thou before the angell that it is thy ignoraunce: for then God wyll be angry at thy voyce, and destroy all the worke of thyne handes

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