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Lexicon :: Strong's H5087 - nāḏar

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1308

Strong’s Definitions

נָדַר nâdar, naw-dar'; a primitive root; to promise (pos., to do or give something to God):—(make a) vow.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H5087 in the following manner: vow (30x), made (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H5087 in the following manner: vow (30x), made (1x).
  1. to vow, make a vow

    1. (Qal) to vow a vow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָדַר nâdar, naw-dar'; a primitive root; to promise (pos., to do or give something to God):—(make a) vow.
STRONGS H5087: Abbreviations
נָדַר verb vow (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician נדר; || form of נָזַר, which see); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נ׳ Psalm 132:2; 2 Samuel 15:8; נָדָ֑ר Judges 11:39; 3rd person feminine singular נָדָ֑רה Numbers 30:11; 2nd person masculine singular נָדַרְתָּ Genesis 31:13 + 5 times Perfect; Imperfect. 3rd person masculine singular יִדֹּר Numbers 6:21 + 5 times; 2nd person masculine singular תִּדֹּר Deuteronomy 12:17 + 4 times, תִּדּוֺר Ecclesiastes 5:4 + 4 times Imperfect; Imperative plural נִדְרוּ Psalm 76:12; Infinitive לִנְדֹּר Numbers 6:2; Deuteronomy 23:23; Participle נֹדֵר Leviticus 27:8; Malachi 1:14; — vow a vow נָדַר נֶדֶר Genesis 28:20; Genesis 31:13 (both E), Numbers 21:2 (J), Numbers 6:2; Numbers 30:3; Numbers 30:4 (P), Judges 11:30; 1 Samuel 1:11; 2 Samuel 15:8, 7; Isaiah 19:21; נֶדֶר omitted Leviticus 27:8; Numbers 30:11 (P); Deuteronomy 23:23; Psalm 76:12; Ecclesiastes 5:4 (twice in verse); with לְ towhom Numbers 6:21; Deuteronomy 23:24; Malachi 1:14; Psalm 132:2; Ecclesiastes 5:3; נֶדֶר אֲשֶׁר נָדַר vow which he vowed Deuteronomy 12:11, 17; Deuteronomy 23:22 (twice in verse); Judges 11:39; Jeremiah 44:25; Jonah 1:16; compare אֲשֶׁר אֲשַׁלֵּ֑מָה נ׳ Jonah 2:10, אֵת אֲשֶׁר תִּדֹּר שַׁלֵּם Ecclesiastes 5:3.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:20; 31:13; 31:13


27:8; 27:8


6:2; 6:2; 6:21; 6:21; 21:2; 30:3; 30:4; 30:11; 30:11


12:11; 12:17; 12:17; 23:22; 23:23; 23:23; 23:24


11:30; 11:39; 11:39

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

15:7; 15:8; 15:8


76:12; 76:12; 132:2; 132:2


5:3; 5:3; 5:4; 5:4






1:16; 2:10


1:14; 1:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5087 matches the Hebrew נָדַר (nāḏar),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Jacob also made H5087 a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I [fn]take, and give me [fn]food to eat and garments to wear,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - ‘I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a memorial stone, where you made H5087 a vow to Me; now arise, [fn]leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:8 - ‘But if he is poorer than your assessment, then he shall be presented before the priest, and the priest shall assess him; according to [fn]the means of the one who vowed H5087, the priest shall assess him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:2 - “Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When a man or woman makes [fn]a special vow H5087, namely, the vow of a [fn]Nazirite, to live as a Nazirite for the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:21 - “This is the law of the Nazirite who vows H5087 his offering to the LORD according to his consecration, in addition to what else [fn]he can afford; corresponding to his vow which he makes H5087, so he shall do according to the law of his consecration.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:2 - So Israel made H5087 a vow to the LORD and said, “If You will indeed hand over this people to me, then I will [fn]utterly destroy their cities.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - “If a man makes H5087 a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to [fn]put himself under a binding obligation, he shall not break his word; he shall act in accordance with everything that comes out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:3 - “And if a woman makes H5087 a vow to the LORD, and puts herself under a binding obligation in her father’s house in her youth,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - “However, if a married woman vowed H5087 in her husband’s house, or put herself under a binding obligation with an oath,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:11 - then it shall come about that the place in which the LORD your God will choose for His name to dwell, there you shall bring everything that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the [fn]contribution of your hand, and all your choice vowed offerings which you will vow to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:17 - “You are not allowed to eat within your gates the tithe of your grain, new wine, or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your vowed offerings which you vow H5087, or your [fn]voluntary offerings, or the [fn]contribution of your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:21 - “When you make H5087 a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not delay to pay it, for the LORD your God will certainly require it of you, and it will be a sin [fn]for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:22 - “However, if you refrain from making H5087 vows H5087, it will not be a sin [fn]for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:23 - “You shall be careful and perform what goes out of your lips, since in fact you have vowed H5087 a [fn]voluntary offering to the LORD your God, whatever you have [fn]promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:30 - And Jephthah made H5087 a vow to the LORD and said, “If You will indeed hand over to me the sons of Ammon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:39 - And at the end of two months she returned to her father, who did to her [fn]what he had vowed H5087; and she [fn]had no relations with a man. And it became a custom in Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - And she made H5087 a vow and said, “LORD of armies, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your bond-servant and remember me, and not forget Your bond-servant, but will give Your bond-servant a [fn]son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and a razor shall never come on his head.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:7 - Now it came about at the end of [fn]four years that Absalom said to the king, “Please let me go and pay my vow which I have made H5087 to the LORD, in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:8 - “For your servant made H5087 a vow while I was living in Geshur in Aram, saying, ‘If the LORD will indeed bring me back to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:11 - Make H5087 vows H5087 to the LORD your God and fulfill them;
All who are around Him are to bring gifts to Him who is to be feared.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:2 - How he swore to the LORD
And vowed H5087 to the Mighty One of Jacob,
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:4 - When you make H5087 a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow H5087!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:5 - It is better that you not vow H5087, than vow H5087 and not pay.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:21 - So the LORD will make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the LORD on that day. They will even worship with sacrifice and offering, and will make H5087 a vow to the LORD and perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:25 - “This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel [fn]says: ‘As for you and your wives, you have spoken with your mouths and fulfilled it with your hands, saying, “We will certainly perform our vows that we have vowed H5087, to burn [fn]sacrifices to the queen of heaven and pour out drink offerings to her.” By all means fulfill your vows, and be sure to perform your vows!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:16 - Then the men became extremely afraid of the LORD, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made H5087 vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:9 - But I will sacrifice to You
With a voice of thanksgiving.
That which I have vowed H5087 I will pay.
Salvation is from the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:14 - “But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows H5087 it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King,” says the LORD of armies, “and My name is [fn]feared among the [fn]nations.”
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