Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Bible References

Hire

Ezekiel 16:33
Men give gifts to all prostitutes, but you gave gifts to all your lovers. You bribed them to come to you from all around for your sexual favors.

Dog

Psalm 22:16
For dogs have surrounded me;
a gang of evildoers has closed in on me;
they pierced my hands and my feet.
Proverbs 26:11
As a dog returns to its vomit,
so a fool repeats his foolishness.
Isaiah 56:10
Israel’s watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.
Matthew 7:6
Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.
Philippians 3:2
Watch out for “dogs,” watch out for evil workers, watch out for those who mutilate the flesh.
2 Peter 2:22
It has happened to them according to the true proverb: A dog returns to its own vomit, and, “a sow, after washing itself, wallows in the mud.”
Revelation 22:15
Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

Any vow

Deuteronomy 23:21
“If you make a vow to the Lord your God, do not be slow to keep it, because He will require it of you, and it will be counted against you as sin.
Deuteronomy 12:6
You are to bring there your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tenths and personal contributions, your vow offerings and freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.
Leviticus 7:16
“If the sacrifice he offers is a vow or a freewill offering, it is to be eaten on the day he presents his sacrifice, and what is left over may be eaten on the next day.
Psalm 5:4
For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.
Isaiah 61:8
For I Yahweh love justice;
I hate robbery and injustice;
I will faithfully reward them
and make an everlasting covenant with them.
Habakkuk 1:13
Your eyes are too pure to look on evil,
and You cannot tolerate wrongdoing.
So why do You tolerate those who are treacherous?
Why are You silent
while one who is wicked swallows up
one who is more righteous than himself?
Malachi 1:14
“The deceiver is cursed who has an acceptable male in his flock and makes a vow but sacrifices a defective animal to the Lord. For I am a great King,” says Yahweh of Hosts, “and My name will be feared among the nations.

General references

Leviticus 18:27
For the men who were in the land prior to you have committed all these detestable things, and the land has become defiled.
Leviticus 27:11
“If the vow involves any of the unclean animals that may not be brought as an offering to the Lord, the animal must be presented before the priest.
Deuteronomy 23:21
“If you make a vow to the Lord your God, do not be slow to keep it, because He will require it of you, and it will be counted against you as sin.

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