Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5087: nadar (pronounced naw-dar')

a primitive root; to promise (pos., to do or give something to God):--(make a) vow.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) to vow, make a vow

1a) (Qal) to vow a vow

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 31 times:

Genesis 28:20: "And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with"
Genesis 31:13: "where thou anointedst the pillar, and where thou vowedst a vow unto me: now"
Leviticus 27:8: "and the priest shall value him; according to his ability that vowed"
Numbers 6:2: "or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD:"
Numbers 6:21: "is the law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, and of his offering unto the LORD for his separation,"
Numbers 6:21: "shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after"
Numbers 21:2: "And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver"
Numbers 30:2: "If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath"
Numbers 30:3: "If a woman also vow a vow unto the LORD, and bind herself by a bond, being in her father's"
Numbers 30:10: "And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul"
Deuteronomy 12:11: "your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD:"
Deuteronomy 12:17: "nor any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy freewill offerings, or heave offering of thine hand:"
Deuteronomy 23:21: "When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay"
Deuteronomy 23:22: "But if thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall be no sin"
Deuteronomy 23:23: "and perform; even a freewill offering, according as thou hast vowed unto the LORD thy God, which thou hast promised"
Judges 11:30: "And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver"
Judges 11:39: "who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed: and she knew no"
1 Samuel 1:11: " And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look"
2 Samuel 15:7: "and pay my vow, which I have vowed unto the LORD, in Hebron."
2 Samuel 15:8: "For thy servant vowed a vow while I abode at Geshur in Syria, saying,"
Psalms 76:11: " Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents"
Psalms 132:2: "How he swore unto the LORD, and vowed unto the mighty God of Jacob;"
Ecclesiastes 5:4: "When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for"
Ecclesiastes 5:4: "pay that which thou hast vowed."
Ecclesiastes 5:5: "Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not"
Ecclesiastes 5:5: "is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay."
Isaiah 19:21: "and shall do sacrifice and oblation; yea, they shall vow a vow unto the LORD, and perform"
Jeremiah 44:25: "We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the queen of heaven,"
Jonah 1:16: "exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD, and made vows."
Jonah 2:9: "of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD."
Malachi 1:14: "which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for"

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