Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

General references

Bible References

Vowest

Genesis 28:20
Then Jacob took an oath, and said, If God will be with me, and keep me safe on my journey, and give me food and clothing to put on,
Genesis 35:1
And God said to Jacob, Go up now to Beth-el and make your living-place there: and put up an altar there to the God who came to you when you were in flight from your brother Esau.
Numbers 30:2
When a man takes an oath to the Lord, or gives an undertaking having the force of an oath, let him not go back from his word, but let him do whatever he has said he will do.
Deuteronomy 23:21
When you take an oath to the Lord, do not be slow to give effect to it: for without doubt the Lord your God will make you responsible, and will put it to your account as sin
Psalm 76:11
Give to the Lord your God what is his by right; let all who are round him give offerings to him who is to be feared.
Psalm 119:106
I have made an oath and kept it, to be guided by your upright decisions.
Isaiah 19:21
And the Lord will give the knowledge of himself to Egypt, and the Egyptians will give honour to the Lord in that day; they will give him worship with offerings and meal offerings, and will take an oath to the Lord and give effect to it.
Matthew 5:33
Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:

For

Psalm 147:10
He has no delight in the strength of a horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Malachi 1:10
If only there was one among you who would see that the doors were shut, so that you might not put a light to the fire on my altar for nothing! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of armies, and I will not take an offering from your hands.
Hebrews 10:6
You had no joy in burned offerings or in offerings for sin.

General references

Deuteronomy 23:21
When you take an oath to the Lord, do not be slow to give effect to it: for without doubt the Lord your God will make you responsible, and will put it to your account as sin
Judges 11:30
And Jephthah took an oath to the Lord, and said, If you will give the children of Ammon into my hands,

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain