what is the difference

Vow, Oath, Swear and Pledge

I will start from the general definition of the terms and then get to your particular situation.The four terms you mention–vow, oath, swear, and pledge–are referring to three very different situations. Only three, because swear and oath go together. In the Bible, to swear is to make an oath and an oath is what someone swears. Consider these meanings: Oath,…