When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it.1 He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow.2
References for Ecclesiastes 5:4
It is better not to vow than to make a vow and not fulfill it.3
References for Ecclesiastes 5:5
Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the [temple] messenger, "My vow was a mistake." Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands?
Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore stand in awe of God.4
References for Ecclesiastes 5:7
If you see the poor oppressed5 in a district, and justice and rights denied, do not be surprised at such things; for one official is eyed by a higher one, and over them both are others higher still.
References for Ecclesiastes 5:8