Judges 11:30–31; 1 Samuel 14:24; 1 Samuel 25:22; Mark 6:23; Acts 23:12
30 And Jephthah gmade a vow to the Lord and said, “If you will give the Ammonites into my hand, 31 then whatever1 comes out from the doors of my house to meet me when I return in peace from the Ammonites hshall be the Lord’s, and iI will offer it2 up for a burnt offering.”
Saul’s Rash Vow
24 And the men of Israel had been hard pressed that day, bso Saul had laid an oath on the people, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food until it is evening and I am avenged on my enemies.” So none of the people had tasted food.
22 tGod do so to the enemies of David1 and more also, if by morning I leave so much as one male of all who belong to him.”
23 And he vowed to her, “Whatever you ask me, I will give you, gup to half of my kingdom.”
A Plot to Kill Paul
12 When it was day, uthe Jews made a plot and vbound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.