Ecclesiastes 5:5
2896 [e]   5
ṭō·wḇ   5
ט֖וֹב   5
Better   5
Adj‑ms   5
834 [e]
’ă·šer
אֲשֶׁ֣ר
that
Pro‑r
3808 [e]
lō-
לֹֽא־
not
Adv‑NegPrt
  
 

 
 
 5087 [e]
ṯid·dōr;
תִדֹּ֑ר
to vow
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑2ms
5087 [e]
miš·šet·tid·dō·wr
מִשֶׁתִּדּ֖וֹר‪‬‪‬
than to vow
Prep‑m, Pro‑r | V‑Qal‑Imperf‑2ms
3808 [e]
wə·lō
וְלֹ֥א
and not
Conj‑w | Adv‑NegPrt
  
 
.
 
 
 7999 [e]
ṯə·šal·lêm.
תְשַׁלֵּֽם׃
pay
V‑Piel‑Imperf‑2ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better that you do not vow than that you vow and not fulfill it.

New American Standard Bible
It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.

King James Bible
Better [is it] that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
it's better that you don't promise than that you do promise and not follow through.

American Standard Version
Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.

Young's Literal Translation
Better that thou do not vow, than that thou dost vow and dost not complete.
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