The Scarlet Letter

What does Chillingworth make Hester promise and why? What is foreshadowed by their exchange?

In chapter 4

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He makes Hester swear to never reveal that he is her husband. I think Chillingworth's control over both the priest's (Dimmesdale) and Hester's destinies are foreshadowed here.