30 And Jephthah (A)made a vow to the Lord and said, “If you will give the Ammonites into my hand, 31 then whatever[a] comes out from the doors of my house to meet me when I return in peace from the Ammonites (B)shall be the Lord's, and (C)I will offer it[b] up for a burnt offering.”

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 11:31 Or whoever
  2. Judges 11:31 Or him

Saul's Rash Vow

24 And the men of Israel had been hard pressed that day, (A)so Saul had laid an oath on the people, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food until it is evening and I am avenged on my enemies.” So none of the people had tasted food.

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22 (A)God do so to the enemies of David[a] and more also, if by morning I leave so much as one male of all who belong to him.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 25:22 Septuagint to David

23 And he vowed to her, “Whatever you ask me, I will give you, (A)up to half of my kingdom.”

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A Plot to Kill Paul

12 When it was day, (A)the Jews made a plot and (B)bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

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