Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 23:18
Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.
Genesis 28:20
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, - If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way whereon, I, am going, and give me bread to eat and raiment to put on;
Genesis 35:1
Then said God unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, - and make there an altar, to the GOD who appeared unto thee, when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
Leviticus 27:2
Speak unto the sons of Israel and thou shall say unto them - When any man would consecrate and pay a vow by thine estimate of lives unto Yahweh,
Numbers 30:2
When, a man, shall vow a vow unto Yahweh, or swear an oath to bind a bond upon his soul, he shall not break his word, - according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth, shall he do.
Psalm 56:12
Upon me, O God, are thy vows, I will pay back praises unto thee.
Psalm 66:13
I will enter thy house with ascending-sacrifices, I will pay unto thee my vows,
Psalm 76:11
Vow and pay, unto Yahweh your God, - Let, all who are round about him, bear along a gift unto him who is to be revered.
Psalm 116:18
My vows - to Yahweh, will I pay, Might it be in the presence of all his people; -
Ecclesiastes 5:4
When thou vowest a vow unto God, do not defer to pay it, for there is no pleasure in dullards, - what thou vowest, pay!
Jonah 1:16
Then did the men revere Yahweh with a great reverence, - and offered sacrifice to Yahweh, and vowed vows.
Jonah 2:9
But, I, with the voice of praise, will sacrifice unto thee, What I have vowed, I will pay, - Salvation, belongeth to Yahweh!
Nahum 1:15
Lo! upon the mountains, The feet of one, who bringeth Good Tidings! who publisheth Prosperity! Celebrate, O Judah, thy pilgrim festivals, fulfil thy vows, for, not again, any more, shall the Abandoned One, pass through thee, he hath been wholly cut off.