Read Luke 14:28 Using Other Translations
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?
“But don’t begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it?