Bible study 146 – Numbers 30

Men have to keep their promises (“vows” and “oaths”), while women are only bound by them if approved by their husband or father (or if they are widowed or divorced).

Numbers 30:6-7
If she marries, while obligated by her vows or any thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she has bound herself, and her husband hears of it and says nothing to her at the time that he hears, then her vows shall stand, and her pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand.

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