Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.
Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded
John as a prophet.
So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus
who is called Christ?”
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply
distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.
Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.
And He said to them,
“Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.’
As a result of this Pilate
made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, “ If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar.”
Then he gave orders to the centurion for him to be
kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from ministering to him.
concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).
But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the Lord will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.
Jephthah made a vow to the Lord and said, “If You will indeed give the sons of Ammon into my hand,
Now the men of Israel
had sworn in Mizpah, saying, “None of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin in marriage.”
1 Samuel 14:24
Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had
put the people under oath, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food before evening, and until I have avenged myself on my enemies.” So none of the people tasted food.
1 Samuel 25:22
May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him.”
1 Samuel 28:10
Saul vowed to her by the Lord, saying, “As the Lord lives, no punishment shall come upon you for this thing.”
2 Kings 6:31
Then he said, “May
God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today.”
Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God. For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.