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Lexicon :: Strong's H5087 - nāḏar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
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.
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.
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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 - Then Jacob made H5087 a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I [fn]take, and will 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 pillar, 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 valuation, then he shall be placed before the priest and the priest shall value him; according to [fn]the means of the one who vowed, H5087 the priest shall value him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:2 - “Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When a man or woman makes a [fn]special vow, H5087 the vow of a [fn]Nazirite, to [fn]dedicate himself to 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 separation, in addition to what else [fn]he can afford; according to his vow H5087 which he takes, H5087 so he shall do according to the law of his separation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:2 - So Israel made H5087 a vow to the LORD and said, “If You will indeed deliver this people into my hand, 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 bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:3 - “Also if a woman makes H5087 a vow to the LORD, and binds herself by an obligation in her father’s house in her youth,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - “However, if she vowed H5087 in her husband’s house, or bound herself by an 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 all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the [fn]contribution of your hand, and all your choice votive 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 or new wine or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your votive offerings which you vow, H5087 or your freewill 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 it would be sin in you, [fn]and the LORD your God will surely require it of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:22 - “However, if you refrain from vowing, H5087 it would not be sin in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:23 - “You shall be careful to perform what goes out from your lips, just as you have voluntarily vowed H5087 to the LORD your God, what you have [fn]promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:30 - Jephthah made H5087 a vow to the LORD and said, “If You will indeed give the sons of Ammon into my hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:39 - At the end of two months she returned to her father, who did to her according to the vow which he had made; H5087 and she [fn]had no relations with a man. Thus it became a custom in Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:11 - She made H5087 a vow and said, “O LORD of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your maidservant and remember me, and not forget Your maidservant, but will give Your maidservant 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]forty years that Absalom said to the king, “Please let me go and pay my vow which I have vowed H5087 to the LORD, in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:8 - “For your servant vowed H5087 a vow while I was living at Geshur in Aram, saying, ‘If the LORD shall 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;
Let all who are around Him 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 should not vow H5087 than that you should vow H5087 and not pay.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:21 - Thus the LORD will make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the LORD in 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 - thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, as follows: ‘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.” [fn]Go ahead and confirm your vows, and certainly perform your vows!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:16 - Then the men feared the LORD greatly, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made H5087 vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:9 - But I will sacrifice to You
With the 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 hosts, “and My name is [fn]feared among the [fn]nations.”

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