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.
You must never bring the pay of a female prostitute or the wage of a male prostitute into the temple of the Lord your God in fulfillment of any vow, for both of these are abhorrent to the Lord your God.
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God is with me and protects me on this journey I am taking and gives me food to eat and clothing to wear,
Then God said to Jacob, "Go up at once to Bethel and live there. Make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau."
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When a man makes a special votive offering based on the conversion value of persons to the Lord,
If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath of binding obligation on himself, he must not break his word, but must do whatever he has promised.
I am obligated to fulfill the vows I made to you, O God; I will give you the thank-offerings you deserve,
I will enter your temple with burnt sacrifices; I will fulfill the vows I made to you,
Make vows to the Lord your God and repay them! Let all those who surround him bring tribute to the awesome one!
I will fulfill my vows to the Lord before all his people,
When you make a vow to God, do not delay in paying it. For God takes no pleasure in fools: Pay what you vow!
The men feared the Lord greatly, and earnestly vowed to offer lavish sacrifices to the Lord.
But as for me, I promise to offer a sacrifice to you with a public declaration of praise; I will surely do what I have promised. Salvation belongs to the Lord!"
Look! A herald is running on the mountains! A messenger is proclaiming deliverance: "Celebrate your sacred festivals, O Judah! Fulfill your sacred vows to praise God! For never again will the wicked Assyrians invade you, they have been completely destroyed."