Bible verses about "vows" | Coverdale

Genesis 28:20-22

20 And Iacob made a vowe, and sayde: Yf God wyll be with me, and kepe me in this iourney yt I go & geue me bred to eate, and clothinge to put on, 21 and brynge me peaceably home agayne vnto my father: The shall the LORDE be my God, 22 and this stone that I haue set vp, shalbe an house of God: and all that thou geuest me, I wyl geue the the tenth therof.

Leviticus 5:4-13

4 Or whan a soule sweareth, so yt he pronounceth wt his mouth to do euell or good (what so euer it be that a man pronounceth wt an ooth) & was not awarre of it, & afterwarde cometh to the knowlege therof, he hath offended in one of these. 5 Now whan it so is, yt he hath offended in one of these, & is enfourmed therof, what he hath synned, 6 he shal bringe vnto ye LORDE for his trespace of this his synne yt he hath done, a female from the flocke, either a yewe or a she goate for a synofferynge: so shal the prest make an attonement for him concernynge his synne. 7 But yf he be not able to brynge a shepe, then let him brynge vnto ye LORDE for his offence that he hath done, two turtill doues or two yonge pigeons: one for a synofferynge, the other for a burntofferynge, 8 and brynge them to the prest: Which shall make the first of a synofferynge, and fyrst wringe the neck of it, so that he plucke it not cleane of, 9 and sprenkle with the bloude vpo the sydes of the altare, and let the resydue of the bloude blede out vpon the botome of the altare: This is the synofferynge. 10 As for the other, he shal make it a burntofferynge, after the maner therof. And thus shall the prest make an attonement for him concernynge the synne that he hath done, & it shalbe forgeuen him. 11 But yf he be not able to brynge two turtill doues or two yonge pigeons, then let him brynge his offerynge for his synne, a tenth deale of an Epha of fyne floure for a synofferynge. But he shall put no oyle theron, ner laye frankecense vpon it, for it is a synofferynge. 12 And he shal brynge it vnto the prest, & ye prest shal take his hadfull of it for a remembraunce, and burne it vpon the altare for an offerynge vnto the LORDE. This is a synofferinge. 13 And so shal the prest make an attoment for him, concernynge his synne that he hath done, & it shalbe forgeuen him. And the remnaunt shall be the prestes, like a meatofferynge.

1 Samuel 1:11

11 and vowed a vowe, and sayde: O LORDE Zebaoth, yf thou wilt loke vpon the aduersite of thy handmayden, and thynke vpon me, and not forget thy handmayden, and wilt geue thy handmayden a sonne, I wil geue him vnto the LORDE all his life longe, and there shal no rasoure come vpon his heade.

Psalms 66:13

13 Therfore will I go into thy house wt bretofferinges, to paye the my vowes,

Psalms 56:12

12 Vnto the (o God) wil I paye my vowes, vnto ye wil I geue thakes & prayse.

Proverbs 20:25

25 It is a snare for a man to blaspheme that which is holy, & then to go aboute wt vowes.

Psalms 116:14-19

14 I wil paye my vowes in the presence of all his people, right deare in the sight of ye LORDE is the death of his sayntes. 15 O LORDE, I am thy seruaunt, I am thy seruaunt, 16 and the sonne of thy handmayden, thou hast broken my bondes in sonder. 17 I wil offre the the sacrifice of thankes geuynge, and wil call vpon the name of the LORDE. 18 I wil paye my vowes vnto the LORDE in the sight of all his people, 19 in the courtes of the LORDES house, eue in the myddest of the, o Ierusalem. Halleluya.

Matthew 5:33-37

33 Agayne, ye haue herde, how it was sayde to the of olde tyme: Thou shalt not forsweare thy selfe, but shalt performe thyne ooth to God. 34 But I saye vnto you: sweare not at all, nether by heaue, for it is Godis seate: 35 nor yet by the earth, for it is his fote stole: nether by Ierusalem, for it is the cyte of ye greate kinge: 36 nether shalt thou sweare by thy heed, because thou canst not make one heer whyte or blacke: 37 But your communicacion shalbe, yee, yee: nay, nay. For what soeuer is more then that, commeth of euel.

Psalms 61:8

8 So wil I allwaye synge prayses vnto thy name, yt I maye daylie perfourme my vowes.

Job 22:27

27 The shalt thou make thy prayer vnto him, & he shal heare the, & thou shalt kepe thy promyses.

Psalms 61:5

5 Sela. For thou (o LORDE) hast herde my desyres, thou hast geuen an heretage vnto those that feare thy name.

Acts 5:1-11

1 But a certayne man named Ananias with Saphira his wife, solde his possession, 2 and kepte awaye parte of the money (his wife knowinge of it) and broughte one parte, & layed it at the Apostles fete. 3 But Peter sayde: Ananias, Wherfore hath Sathan fylled thine hert, that thou shuldest lye vnto the holy goost, and withdrawe awaye parte of the money of the lyuelod? 4 Mightest thou not haue kepte it, whan thou haddest it? And whan it was solde, the money was also in thy power: Why hast thou then conceaued this thinge in thine hert? Thou hast not lyed vnto me, but vnto God. 5 Whan Ananias herde these wordes, he fell downe, & gaue vp the goost. And there came a greate feare vpon all the that herde of this. 6 The yonge men rose vp, and put him asyde, and caried him out, and buried him. 7 And it fortuned as it were aboute ye space of thre houres after, his wife came in, and knewe not what was done. 8 But Peter answered vnto her. Tell me, solde ye the londe for somoch? She sayde: Yee, for so moch. 9 Peter sayde vnto her: Why haue ye agreed together, to tempte the sprete of the LORDE? Beholde, the fete of the which haue buried thy hussbande, are at the dore, & shal carye the out. 10 And immediatly she fell downe at his fete, and gaue vp the goost. Then came in the yonge men, and founde her deed, and caried her out, and buried her by hir hussbade. 11 And there came a greate feare ouer the whole congregacion, and ouer all the that herde it.

Psalms 76:11

11 Loke what ye promyse vnto the LORDE youre God, se that kepe it, all ye that be roude aboute him: brynge presentes vnto him yt ought to be feared.

Numbers 30:1-16

1 And Moses spake vnto the rulers of the trybes of the children of Israel, and saide: This is that the LORDE hath commauded: 2 Yf eny man make a vowe vnto the LORDE, or sweare an ooth, so that he binde his soule, he shal not breake his worde, but do all that is proceaded out of his mouth. 3 Yf a damsell make a vowe vnto ye LORDE, and bynde hirself, whyle she is in hir fathers house, and vnmaried, 4 and hir vowe or bonde that she maketh ouer hir soule, commeth to hir fathers eares, & he holde his peace therto, the all hir vowes & bondes yt she hath boude hir self withall ouer hir soule, shal stode in effecte. 5 But yf hir father forbyd her ye same daye that he heareth it, the shal no vowe ner bonde that she hath bounde hir self withall ouer hir soule, be of vayle. And the LORDE shalbe mercifull vnto her, for so moch as hir father forbad her. 6 Yf she haue an hu?bande, & hath a vowe vpon her, or yf she haue letten go out of hir lippes a bode ouer hir soule, 7 & hir hu?bande heare it, & holdeth his peace ther at, the same daye that he heareth it, then hir vowe & bonde wherwith she hath boude hir self ouer hir soule, shal stonde in effecte. 8 But yf hir hu?bande forbyd her the same daye that he heareth it, the is the vowe lowse yt she hath vpo hir, & the bonde also that she hath letten go out of hir lippes ouer hir soule, and the LORDE shalbe gracious vnto her. 9 The vowe of a wyddowe, & of her yt is deuorced, all yt she byndeth hir self withall ouer hir soule, shal stonde in effecte vpo her. 10 Yf she vowe in hir hu?bades house, or binde hir self wt an ooth ouer hir soule, 11 & hir husbande heare it, & holde his peace therto, and forbyddeth it not, the shal all ye same vowe, & all yt she hath boude hir self wt all ouer hir soule, stode i effecte. 12 But yf hir hu?bade disanulle it, ye same daye yt he heareth it, the is it of no value yt is proceaded out of hir lippes, which she hath vowed or boude ouer hir soule: for hir hu?bade hath made it lowse, & the LORDE shalbe gracious vnto her. 13 And all vowes & oothes yt bynde to humble ye soule, maie hir hu?bade stablish or breake, thus: 14 Yf he holde his peace therto fro one daie to another, then stablisheth he all hir vowes & bondes, yt she hath vpon her, because he helde his peace, the same daye yt he herde the. 15 But yf he disanulle the after yt he hath herde the, then shal he take awaie hir mi?dede. 16 These are the statutes yt the LORDE comaunded Moses betwene a man & his wife, & betwene the father & his doughter, whyle she is yet a damsell in hir fathers house.

Numbers 30:2

2 Yf eny man make a vowe vnto the LORDE, or sweare an ooth, so that he binde his soule, he shal not breake his worde, but do all that is proceaded out of his mouth.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

21 Whan thou makest a vowe vnto ye LORDE yi God, to shalt not be slacke to perfourme it: for the LORDE thy God shal requyre it of the, and it shal be synne vnto the. 22 Yf thou leaue vowinge, then is it no synne vnto the. 23 But that which is proceaded out of yi lyppes shalt thou kepe, and do therafter, acordinge as thou hast vowed vnto the LORDE of a frewyll, which thou hast spoken wt thy mouth.

James 5:12

12 But aboue all thinges my brethre, sweare not, nether by heaue, nether by earth, nether by eny other othe. Let youre ye be ye, and yor naye naye: lest ye faule in to ypocricy.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6

4 Yf thou make a vowe vnto God, be not slacke to perfourme it. As for foolish vowes, he hath no pleasure in them. 5 Yf thou promyse eny thinge, paye it: for better it is that thou make no vowe, then that thou shuldest promise, and not paye. 6 Vse not thy mouth to cause yi flesh for to synne, yt thou saye not before the angell: my foolishnesse is in ye faute. For the God wil be angrie at thy voyce, and destroye all ye workes of thine handes.

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