Proverbs 20:25
Text Analysis
4170 [e]מוֹקֵ֣שׁ
[it is] a snareN-msc
120 [e]אָ֭דָם
for a manN-ms
3216 [e]יָ֣לַע
to devote rashlyV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3ms
6944 [e]קֹ֑דֶשׁ
[something as] holyN-ms
310 [e]וְאַחַ֖ר
and afterwardConj-w | Adv
5088 [e]נְדָרִ֣ים
[his] vowsN-mp
1239 [e]לְבַקֵּֽר׃
to reconsiderPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf

Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מֹוקֵ֣שׁ אָ֭דָם יָ֣לַע קֹ֑דֶשׁ וְאַחַ֖ר נְדָרִ֣ים לְבַקֵּֽר׃

משלי 20:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מוקש אדם ילע קדש ואחר נדרים לבקר׃

משלי 20:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מוקש אדם ילע קדש ואחר נדרים לבקר׃

משלי 20:25 Hebrew Bible
מוקש אדם ילע קדש ואחר נדרים לבקר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It is a trap for a man to say rashly, "It is holy!" And after the vows to make inquiry.

King James Bible
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make inquiry.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is a trap for anyone to dedicate something rashly and later to reconsider his vows.
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