Proverbs 20:25
It is a trap for a man to dedicate something rashly only later to reconsider his vows.
Cross References
Proverbs 18:13
He who answers a matter before he hears it--this is folly and disgrace to him.

Ecclesiastes 5:2
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God. After all, God is in heaven and you are on earth. So let your words be few.

Ecclesiastes 5:4
When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it, because He takes no pleasure in fools. Fulfill your vow.

Ecclesiastes 5:5
It is better not to vow than to make a vow and not fulfill it.

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Proverbs 18:7
A fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Leviticus 5:15
"If someone acts unfaithfully and sins unintentionally against any of the LORD's holy things, he must bring his guilt offering to the LORD: an unblemished ram from the flock, of proper value in silver shekels according to the sanctuary shekel; it is a guilt offering.

Leviticus 22:10-15
No one outside a priest's family is to eat the sacred offering, nor may a foreigner staying with a priest, or a hired hand, eat of it. . . .

Leviticus 27:30
Thus any the tithe from the land, whether from the seed of the land or the fruit of the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD.

Malachi 3:8-10
"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!" You ask, "How do we rob You?" "In tithes and offerings. . . .


Leviticus 27:9, 10, 31
If he vows an animal that may be brought as an offering to the LORD, any of these that he gives to the LORD will be holy. . . .

Numbers 30:2
If a man makes a vow to the LORD or swears an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word; he must do everything he has promised.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6
When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it, because He takes no pleasure in fools. Fulfill your vow. . . .

Matthew 5:33
Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Do not break your oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord.'

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