"If she marries after she makes a vow or after her lips utter a rash promise by which she binds herself
"However, if she should marry while under her vows or the rash statement of her lips by which she has bound herself,
"Now suppose a young woman takes a vow or makes an impulsive pledge and later marries.
"If she marries after she makes a vow or has made some rash promise or pledge,
And if she is married to a husband at the time when she is under an oath or an undertaking given without thought;
If she marries, while obligated by her vows or any thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she has bound herself,
"If indeed she takes a husband, while bound by her vows or by a rash utterance from her lips by which she bound herself,
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1 tn Heb “and her vows are upon her.” It may be that the woman gets married while her vows are still unfulfilled.
2 tn The Hebrew text indicates that this would be some impetuous vow that she uttered with her lips, a vow that her husband, whether new or existing, would not approve of. Several translate it “a binding obligation rashly uttered.”