Ecclesiastes 5:1-6 NRS

1 a Guard your steps when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they do not know how to keep from doing evil. b

References for Ecclesiastes 5:1

    • r 5:1 - Ch 4.17 in Heb
    • s 5:1 - Cn: Heb [they do not know how to do evil]
      2 c Never be rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be quick to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven, and you upon earth; therefore let your words be few.

      References for Ecclesiastes 5:2

        • t 5:2 - Ch 5.1 in Heb
          3 For dreams come with many cares, and a fool's voice with many words.
          4 When you make a vow to God, do not delay fulfilling it; for he has no pleasure in fools. Fulfill what you vow.
          5 It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not fulfill it.
          6 Do not let your mouth lead you into sin, and do not say before the messenger that it was a mistake; why should God be angry at your words, and destroy the work of your hands?