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
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and keep me on this road that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and a garment to put on,
Genesis 35:1
And God said to Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, and make there an altar unto the God that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
Numbers 30:2
If a man vow a vow to Jehovah, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; according to all that hath gone out of his mouth shall he do.
Deuteronomy 23:21
When thou vowest a vow to Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not delay to perform it; for Jehovah thy God will certainly require it of thee, and it shall be sin in thee.
Psalm 50:14
Offer unto God thanksgiving, and perform thy vows unto the Most High;
Psalm 76:11
Vow and pay unto Jehovah your God: let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that is to be feared.
Psalm 119:106
I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.
Isaiah 19:21
And Jehovah shall be known to the Egyptians, and the Egyptians shall know Jehovah in that day, and shall serve with sacrifice and oblation; and they shall vow a vow unto Jehovah, and perform it.
Matthew 5:33
Again, ye have heard that it has been said to the ancients, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt render to the Lord what thou hast sworn.

For

Psalm 147:10
He delighteth not in the strength of the horse, he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man;
Malachi 1:10
Who is there among you that would even shut the doors? and ye would not kindle fire on mine altar for nothing. I have no delight in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an oblation at your hand.
Hebrews 10:6
Thou tookest no pleasure in burnt-offerings and sacrifices for sin.

General references

Deuteronomy 23:21
When thou vowest a vow to Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not delay to perform it; for Jehovah thy God will certainly require it of thee, and it shall be sin in thee.
Judges 11:30
And Jephthah made a vow to the LORD, and said, "If thou wilt give the Ammonites into my hand,