Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
Vow a vow
Vow a vow
And Israel vowed a vow unto Jehovah, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.
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 raiment to put on,
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall accomplish a vow, the persons shall be for Jehovah by thy estimation.
When thou shalt vow a vow unto Jehovah thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for Jehovah thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.
Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and chief over them: and Jephthah spake all his words before Jehovah in Mizpah.
He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;
Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render thank-offerings unto thee.
Vow, and pay unto Jehovah your God: Let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will observe thy righteous ordinances.
It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is holy, And after vows to make inquiry.
Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Or if any one swear rashly with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall utter rashly with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these things .
Again, ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she should ask.
And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I forbare to come unto Corinth.
2 Corinthians 9:9
as it is written, He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor; His righteousness abideth for ever.
Also when a woman voweth a vow unto Jehovah, and bindeth herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,
Woe unto you, ye blind guides, that say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor.
He shall do
Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he will hear thee; And thou shalt pay thy vows.
Of thee cometh my praise in the great assembly: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.
Offer unto God the sacrifice of thanksgiving; And pay thy vows unto the Most High:
I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings; I will pay thee my vows,
I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people.
When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou vowest.
Behold, upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! Keep thy feasts, O Judah, perform thy vows; for the wicked one shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.
and her father heareth her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, and her father holdeth his peace at her; then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand.
And the men said unto her, We will be guiltless of this thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.