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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 30

Overview

Numbers 30:1, Vows are not to be broken; Numbers 30:3, The exceptions of a maid’s vows; Numbers 30:6, of a wife’s; Numbers 30:9, of a widow’s; or her that is divorced.

Verse 1

Numbers 1:4-16, Numbers 7:2, Numbers 34:17-28, Exodus 18:25, Deuteronomy 1:13-17

Verse 2

If a man: The preceding chapters had treated of sacrifices required by law; and in the laws here delivered in respect to vows must have been very useful, as they both prevented and annulled rash vows, and provided a proper sanction for the support and performance of those which were rationally made, and which were made to the Lord.

vow a vow: Numbers 21:2, Genesis 28:20-22, Leviticus 27:2-34, Deuteronomy 23:21, Deuteronomy 23:22, Judges 11:11, Judges 11:30, Judges 11:31, Judges 11:35, Judges 11:36, Judges 11:39, Psalms 15:3, Psalms 56:12, Psalms 76:11, Psalms 119:106, Proverbs 20:25

swear: Exodus 20:7, Leviticus 5:4, Matthew 5:33, Matthew 5:34, Matthew 14:7-9, Acts 23:12, 2 Corinthians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 9:9-11

to bind: Numbers 30:3, Numbers 30:4, Numbers 30:10, Matthew 23:16, Matthew 23:18,*Gr: Acts 23:12, Acts 23:14, Acts 23:21

break: Heb. profane, Psalms 55:20,*marg.

he shall do: Job 22:27, Psalms 22:25, Psalms 50:14, Psalms 66:13, Psalms 66:14, Psalms 116:14, Psalms 116:18, Ecclesiastes 5:4, Ecclesiastes 5:5, Nahum 1:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:23 - That which Joshua 2:17 - General Ecclesiastes 5:2 - not rash Jeremiah 44:17 - whatsoever Ezekiel 17:16 - whose oath Acts 5:3 - to keep

Verse 3

Reciprocal: Numbers 30:2 - to bind 1 Samuel 1:11 - vowed 1 Corinthians 14:34 - as

Verse 4

Numbers 30:2

Verse 5

Hosea 6:6, Matthew 15:4-6, Mark 7:10-13, Ephesians 6:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:8 - clear Numbers 30:12 - and the Lord Numbers 30:15 - he shall bear Matthew 14:9 - the oath's

Verse 6

she vowed: Heb. her vows were upon her, Psalms 56:12

Verse 7

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:16 - rule Numbers 30:14 - General 1 Samuel 1:23 - Do what Romans 7:2 - the woman

Verse 8

Genesis 3:16, 1 Corinthians 7:4, 1 Corinthians 14:34, Ephesians 5:22-24

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:8 - clear Numbers 30:12 - and the Lord Numbers 30:15 - he shall bear Psalms 66:14 - mouth Romans 7:2 - the woman Galatians 3:17 - none

Verse 9

Leviticus 21:7, Luke 2:37, Romans 7:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:2 - she may go

Verse 10

Reciprocal: Numbers 30:2 - to bind

Verse 12

her husband hath made: 1 Corinthians 11:3

and the Lord: Numbers 30:5, Numbers 30:8, Numbers 15:25, Numbers 15:28

Reciprocal: Numbers 30:15 - he shall bear Psalms 66:14 - mouth Jeremiah 44:17 - whatsoever Romans 4:14 - made

Verse 13

and every: 1 Corinthians 11:3, 1 Corinthians 11:9, 1 Peter 3:1-6

to afflict: Numbers 29:7, Leviticus 16:29, Leviticus 23:27, Leviticus 23:32, Ezra 8:21, Psalms 35:13, Isaiah 58:5, 1 Corinthians 7:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:16 - rule

Verse 14

Numbers 30:7

Verse 15

he shall bear: Numbers 30:5, Numbers 30:8, Numbers 30:12, Leviticus 5:1, Galatians 3:28

Reciprocal: Romans 4:14 - made

Verse 16

Numbers 5:29, Numbers 5:30, Leviticus 11:46, Leviticus 11:47, Leviticus 13:59, Leviticus 14:54-57, Leviticus 15:32, Leviticus 15:33

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:21 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Numbers 30". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/numbers-30.html.