Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
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.
Genesis 28:20
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,
Genesis 35:1
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."
Leviticus 27:2
"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,
Numbers 30:2
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.
Psalm 56:12
I am obligated to fulfill the vows I made to you, O God; I will give you the thank-offerings you deserve,
Psalm 66:13
I will enter your temple with burnt sacrifices; I will fulfill the vows I made to you,
Psalm 76:11
Make vows to the Lord your God and repay them! Let all those who surround him bring tribute to the awesome one!
Psalm 116:18
I will fulfill my vows to the Lord before all his people,
Ecclesiastes 5:4
When you make a vow to God, do not delay in paying it. For God takes no pleasure in fools: Pay what you vow!
Jonah 1:16
The men feared the Lord greatly, and earnestly vowed to offer lavish sacrifices to the Lord.
Jonah 2:9
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!"
Nahum 1:15
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."

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