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Deuteronomy 23:21

    Deuteronomy 23:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When you shall vow a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not slack to pay it: for the LORD your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin in you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When thou shalt vow a vow unto Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for Jehovah thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When you take an oath to the Lord, do not be slow to give effect to it: for without doubt the Lord your God will make you responsible, and will put it to your account as sin.

    Webster's Revision

    When thou shalt vow a vow unto Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for Jehovah thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.

    World English Bible

    When you shall vow a vow to Yahweh your God, you shall not be slack to pay it: for Yahweh your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin in you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 23:21

    When thou shalt vow, etc. - See on Numbers 30:2 (note), etc.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 23:21

    23:21 Not slack - Not delay: because delays may make them both unable to pay it, and unwilling too.