When you make a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow!
If a man makes a vow to the Lord, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
I shall come into Your house with burnt offerings; I shall pay You my vows,
Make vows to the Lord your God and fulfill them; Let all who are around Him bring gifts to Him who is to be feared.
“Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “ If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear,
Then God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and live there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”
and let us arise and go up to Bethel, and I will make an altar there to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone.”
“ When you make a vow to the Lord your God, you shall not delay to pay it, for it would be sin in you, and the Lord your God will surely require it of you.
I shall pay my vows to the Lord, Oh may it be in the presence of all His people.
O Lord, surely I am Your servant, I am Your servant, the son of Your handmaid, You have loosed my bonds.
I have sworn and I will confirm it, That I will keep Your righteous ordinances.
He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.
Thus the Lord will make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the Lord in that day. They will even worship with sacrifice and offering, and will make a vow to the Lord and perform it.
But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will pay. Salvation is from the Lord.”
“Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you,” says the Lord of hosts, “ nor will I accept an offering from you.
“Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, ‘ You shall not make false vows, but shall fulfill your vows to the Lord.’
In whole burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin You have taken no pleasure.