Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God is with me and protects me on this journey I am taking and gives me food to eat and clothing to wear,
Jephthah made a vow to the Lord, saying, "If you really do hand the Ammonites over to me,
1 Samuel 1:11
She made a vow saying, "O Lord of hosts, if you will look with compassion on the suffering of your female servant, remembering me and not forgetting your servant, and give a male child to your servant, then I will dedicate him to the Lord all the days of his life. His hair will never be cut."
2 Samuel 15:7
After four years Absalom said to the king, "Let me go and repay my vow that I made to the Lord while I was in Hebron.
I am obligated to fulfill the vows I made to you, O God; I will give you the thank-offerings you deserve,
I will fulfill my vows to the Lord before all his people,
and how he made a vow to the Lord, and swore an oath to the powerful ruler of Jacob.
"'Surely anything which a man permanently dedicates to the Lord from all that belongs to him, whether from people, animals, or his landed property, must be neither sold nor redeemed; anything permanently dedicated is most holy to the Lord.
you must by all means slaughter the inhabitants of that city with the sword; annihilate with the sword everyone in it, as well as the livestock.
The city and all that is in it must be set apart for the Lord, except for Rahab the prostitute and all who are with her in her house, because she hid the spies we sent.
1 Corinthians 16:22
Let anyone who has no love for the Lord be accursed. Our Lord, come!
As for the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is going to give you as an inheritance, you must not allow a single living thing to survive.