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 will keep me in this way that I go and will give me bread to eat and clothing to put on
Genesis 35:1
And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there and make there an altar unto God, who appeared unto thee when thou didst flee from the face of Esau, thy brother.
Numbers 30:2
When a man vows a vow unto the LORD or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not defile his word: he shall do according to all that proceeded out of his mouth.
Deuteronomy 23:21
When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not delay to pay it; for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.
Psalm 50:14
Sacrifice praise unto God and pay thy vows unto the most High
Psalm 76:11
Vow and pay unto the LORD your God; let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
Psalm 119:106
I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep the judgments of thy righteousness.
Isaiah 19:21
And the LORD shall be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the LORD in that day and shall do sacrifice and oblation; they shall vow vows unto the LORD and perform them.
Matthew 5:33
Again, ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not perjure thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths;

For

Psalm 147:10
He does not delight in the strength of the horse; nor does he take pleasure in the legs of a man.
Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors or tend the fire on my altar for free? I have no pleasure in you, said the LORD of the hosts, neither will the offering from your hand be agreeable unto me.
Hebrews 10:6
in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure.

General references

Deuteronomy 23:21
When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not delay to pay it; for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.
Judges 11:30
And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the sons of Ammon into my hands,