Ecclesiastes 5:2
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New International Version
Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.


New American Standard Bible
Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God. For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.


King James Bible
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.


International Standard Version
Don't be impulsive with your mouth nor be in a hurry to talk in God's presence. Since God is in heaven and you're on earth, keep your speech short.


American Standard Version
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter anything before God; for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Speak not any thing rashly, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.


Darby Bible Translation
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter anything before God: for God is in the heavens, and thou upon earth; therefore let thy words be few.


Young's Literal Translation
Cause not thy mouth to hasten, and let not thy heart hasten to bring out a word before God, for God is in the heavens, and thou on the earth, therefore let thy words be few.
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Treasury of Scripture

Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and you on earth: therefore let your words be few.

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Genesis 18:27,30,32 And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken on me to speak to the LORD, which am but dust and ashes...

Genesis 28:20,22 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat...

Numbers 30:2-5 If a man vow a vow to the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word...

Judges 11:30 And Jephthah vowed a vow to the LORD, and said, If you shall without fail deliver the children of Ammon into my hands,

1 Samuel 14:24-45 And the men of Israel were distressed that day: for Saul had adjured the people, saying...

Mark 6:23 And he swore to her, Whatever you shall ask of me, I will give it you, to the half of my kingdom.

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Psalm 115:3 But our God is in the heavens: he has done whatever he has pleased.

Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Matthew 6:9 After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.

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Ecclesiastes 5:3,7 For a dream comes through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words...

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.

Matthew 6:7 But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

James 3:2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

Strong's Concordance
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter [any] thing before God: for God [is] in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.
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Ecclesiastes Chapter 5 Verse 2

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